Saturday , October 31 2020

History

Music Review: Cappella Romana – ‘The Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia’ (CD + Blu-ray)

Hagia Sophia dome

This remarkable new recording from the choir Cappella Romana uses digital processing to recreate Byzantine chant as worshipers in Hagia Sophia would have heard it.

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Concert Review: Mirror Visions Ensemble – ‘The Disappearing Art of Letter Writing’ (NYC, 17 Feb 2020)

Mirror Visions Ensemble

Four singers and a pianist swung from romance to riotous humor to wartime pathos, delivering musical settings of letters from different eras with force and feeling.

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