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Moral philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre has argued that our age is one ”after virtue,” characterized by fragmentation that makes it impossible to discern moral coherence. In musical terms, we live in a tonal world of chaotic dissonance. In the late 1960s, composer Arvo Pärt (b. 1935), became aware that the 20th century’s repudiation of traditional ideas of harmony had brought music to a dead end. Pärt’s project to rediscover the order of melody and harmony provides a model for educators to guide students back toward the perception of order.