Church Choir

Choir – Art of Singing As One Voice, Part 2 Church & State

Choir – Art of Singing As One Voice, Part 2 Church & State

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During the seventh century Isidore of Seville, a notable musical theorist and scholar remarked about how hard it was to notate music. However as the recognition that the various sounds the human voice was able to make could be recorded so did the idea of arranging those notes to make…

The Schola Cantorum – Singing Songs of Praise as One Voice

The Schola Cantorum – Singing Songs of Praise as One Voice

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In the early Christian church creating songs of praise, devotion and thanksgiving, reflected the beauty of the cosmos. When accompanied by dance movements and hand clapping, from the fourth century onward, rhythmical hymnody took the lead. Aurelius Ambrose (St Ambrose c337 – 397) descended from an ancient Roman family. He…

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Hallelujah Chorus: Surprise & Elation at Macy’s, New York

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How clever of the Opera Company of Philadelphia to infiltrate the shoppers at Macy’s in New York and sing the Hallelujah Chorus as a surprise, lighting a spark