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It has been said that music is the language of the ages and a bridge to understanding across all cultures. It can set a mood, soothe the soul and inspire us to action. It is rhythm, words and the unique talents of the musicians that brings it to life.

On the Saint Louis University campus, students with that unique talent are sharing music that is as new as today's hottest performers and as old as Medieval musicians gathered in stone cathedrals - a  capella.

Simply defined, a capella is vocal music without instruments. Hundreds of years ago, singers gathered closely around one large, beautifully scribed musical manuscript on a stand to blend their voices in magnificent song. Today they gather around a laptop.

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