The church has known for centuries the beauty of pure vocal music. Known as “a cappella ” this is the music of the church as taught in the New Testament. Centuries of innovations have all but eliminated it with bands and instruments now predominating in worship settings.
But a cappella may be on the rise – at least in the secular setting. USATODAY online and in print editions reports on the resurgence of a cappella music. The article has nothing to do about the church or spiritual issues but it is interesting.