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Eric Whitacre conducts a virtual choir of nearly 6,000Eric Whitacre conducts a virtual choir of nearly 6,000

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

There are thousands of faces in the skyscraper windows in this anime-inspired 3D music video. Each face is a webcam capture of a singer — 5,905 of them to be exact, from 101 countries across the globe. Their voices have been blended together into a virtual choir by composer Eric Whitacre for his latest composition, […]

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The live meshing of a real life and virtual chorusThe live meshing of a real life and virtual chorus

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Eric Whitacre has spent most of his career conducting traditional choirs. Then, in 2009, a fan video posted to YouTube sparked a crazy idea: could he take singers from across the globe, have them sing the same piece on video, and edit it together into a virtual choir? The results of this experiment quickly went […]