Story Idea: The Psalmsinger

I’ve got a novel idea (get it?) for a new book even as I’m still working on the current one. It is about an intelligent and inventive chief priest in the ancient Israelite temple who is always working to increase the loudness of the worship music. Why? Because they had no electronic amplification systems. I could probably find some support for this view in Scripture, i.e. the wish to produce loud music to please the Lord. There are references to shouting and detailed instructions from God for the Levites to form large temple choirs. I’m still researching this. If he could only modify the shofar, the ram’s horn trumpet, to play a variety of notes …
Gerhard Venter

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