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I Love to Hear a Choir…

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I love to hear a choir

I love to hear a choir. I love the humanity to see the faces of real people devoting themselves to a piece of music. I like the teamwork. It makes me feel optimistic about the human race when I see them cooperating like that.

— Paul McCartney

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Coming from everyone’s heart…

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Then the singing enveloped me. It was furry and resonant, coming from everyone’s very heart. There was no sense of performance or judgment, only that the music was breath and food.

― Anne Lamott, Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith

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Sing, indeed…

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“Sing, then. Sing, indeed, with shoulders back, and head up so that song might go to the roof and beyond to the sky. Mass on mass of tone, with a hard edge, and rich with quality, every single note a carpet of colour woven from basso profundo, and basso, and baritone, and alto, and tenor, and soprano, and also mezzo, and contralto, singing and singing, until life and all things living are become a song.”
– Richard Llewellyn

This is a series of sculptures “Chorister Girls” by Vadim Sidur, 1981

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