Music

New Best of the Web video: Eric Whitacre's virtual choir

Posted by: Matthew Trost
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A choir as big as the Internet

185 voices from 12 countries join a choir that spans the globe: “Lux Aurumque,” composed and conducted by Eric Whitacre, merges hundreds of tracks individually recorded and posted to YouTube. It’s an astonishing illustration of how technology can connect us.

Watch Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir perform “Lux Aurumque” >>

Don’t miss Eric Whitacre’s blog post “How we did it” on the making-of of his virtual choir.