Forward this to your choir director

Here’s Eric Whitacre’s virtual choir singing his setting of a Latin translation of an Edward Esch poem.

The words were rendered into the Latin by Charles Anthony Silvestri and are shown below in English.

Lux Aurumque (Light and Gold)


warm and heavy as pure gold

and angels sing softly

to the new-born babe.

Okay, so it’s Easter and not Christmas. But this is one rapidly catching Internet meme that you’ll want to pass along to your musical friends.

BTW: here’s how they did it.

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