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Choir Singing – Your Health Is Winning
Humans are incredibly social creatures. We crave connection to other people. While technology has made us feel more connected we are, in fact, less in touch with one another than ever before. As far as our brains are concerned there
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Nico Muhly on Why Choral Music Is Slow Food for the Soul
Nico Muhly is a composer whose work has included collaborations with Björk and the choreographer Benjamin Millepied. His opera “Two Boys” was produced in 2013 by the Metropolitan Opera, which will present his “Marnie” in the 2018-19 season.
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Why I joined a choir (and why it’s the best)
An unspeakable day. Icy horizontal rain and the sky clamped down over the city like a grimy pot lid. The sort of afternoon that makes you think: There is no end in sight, only winter for our sins until we
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Where have all the sopranos gone?
The ever-earlier onset of puberty is reshaping the legendary Leipzig boys choir.
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Finance guru helped acclaimed choir link up with ACO
BEETHOVEN’S ninth and final symphony represents the apex of the great German composer’s works.
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Boys are singing puberty blues ahead of time
FOR 800 years, the St Thomas Boys Choir in Leipzig, Germany, has been filling churches with pure young voices. Now it is witnessing a confounding phenomenon: each year, those voices are cracking just a little earlier than the year before.
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Talk from TED – Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong
In a moving and madly viral video last year, composer Eric Whitacre led a virtual choir of singers from around the world. He talks through the creative challenges of making music powered by YouTube, and unveils the first 2 minutes
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Gondoliers hit the big time
A group of gondoliers could be making a splash in the charts after music bosses took a punt by signing them to a major deal.
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