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Chanting monks become bestselling recording artists

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The sound of Gregorian chants filled the valley and town of Norcia, Italy, until 1810. That's when the 9th century Basilica went silent because of laws imposed on the monks under the new Napoleonic …More
The sound of Gregorian chants filled the valley and town of Norcia, Italy, until 1810. That's when the 9th century Basilica went silent because of laws imposed on the monks under the new Napoleonic code. It took several hundred years, but an American has brought music back to this sacred place in Italy - and music lovers around the world have responded. Allen Pizzey reports.