The Chanter
Posted On: 2022-04-06

Props: Blankets and rope to make Monk's Cassock.

Friar: Good morning, everyone.

Monks: Good morning.

Friar: We are going to practice chanting this morning. All together now, repeat after me: (Chanting) “This morning, morning, mor-or-or-or-ning.”

Monks: (Rather raggedly) This morning, morning, mor-or-or-or-ning.

Friar: Not bad, but we need to get more feeling and rhythm into it. Let's try again. (A couple more attempts are made, each one better, then on the third try, it sounds excellent, but one Monk chants loud and clear, "E-e-e-ven-ning".)

Friar: Cut, Cut! What was that?

Brother Daniel: What's wrong, Friar? I thought it sounded good.

Friar: (Breaking into song) Someone Chanted Evening!