Sunday, November 30, 2014

The Virtual Choir

In a moving and madly viral 2010 video, composer Eric Whitacre led a virtual choir of singers from around the world. In this TED presentation he talks through the creative challenges of making music powered by YouTube, and unveils the first 2 minutes of his new work, "Sleep,"(2011) with a video choir of 2,052. In 2013 came Virtual Choir 4: Fly to Paradise and here the numbers are astonishing: 8,409 video submissions from 101 countries, truly a global choir --- fascinating...
-- read on Huffington Post - TED weekends
-- read about the Virtual Youth Choir

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