I’ve added a topic under technology called Agriculture. Some aspects of it are an ongoing interest and I will be populating this topic both with new material as I come across it and some old material filed away. I added a music topic under ‘stuff’.
Bits and pieces are scattered through the site. I don’t have a way of tracking all the small points. If a topic interests you, check it out once a month for new stuff.
Here’s some music from the past but first, a new one by VOCES8. It is a choral setting ‘Nyepi’ by the Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds.
Earlier, I provided a piece by the BYU men’s ensemble Vocal Point. Tonight I give you the BYU women’s ensemble, Noteworthy, singing Amazing Grace:
As with all BYU performances they are skilfully staged and usually, especially arranged. I don’t know how they can do these out-of-doors recordings and maintain a consistent sound level without a bird beaking off.
Now I am having fun with this project and am exploring the variety of style and arrangement and artistry that is available. I’ll never give you rap but here’s country:
Not a cappella but I am a country (old style) fan. As a teenager, The Streets of Laredo sung by Jim Reeves. My parents gave me a transistor radio for Christmas when I was about 16 and my favourite station was WWVA, Wheeling West Virginia.
A hymn so widely sung has got to have a gospel presence so from the Gaithers: