A friend passed along this video of 17,572 singers from 129 countries performing Eric Whitacre’s “Sing Gently,” and included a poem by Bertolt Brecht
In the dark times
Will there also be singing?
Yes, there will also be singing
About the dark times.
– Bertolt Brecht, motto to Svendborg Poems, 1939
“It turns out singing is a perfect way to spread coronavirus. So, what’s a choral singer to do? Well, one could join a virtual choir, and that’s what over 17,000 people did.” — NPR