Why Does Choral Music Sound So Good?

Choral music is currently going through a renaissance with hundreds of professional and amateur choirs singing all across the world. But what makes the sound, and in particular the sound of a professional group, so appealing? In this essay, I look at the science behind the notes to find out why choral music sounds so good.

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FURTHER READING Choral Phonetics - when vowels control the intonation [Wolfgang Saus]: https://www.oberton.org/wp-content/uploads/ws-Choral-Phonetics-vh-2.pdf

CHOIRS FEATURED IN THIS VIDEO Tenebrae Choir: https://www.tenebrae-choir.com/ Voces8: https://voces8.com/ Illuminare Choir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnDCENlgvXo The Choir of Westminster Abbey: https://www.westminster-abbey.org/worship-music/music/the-abbey-choir-and-musicians/the-choir The Kingdom Choir: https://kingdomchoir.com/ Stellenbosch University Choir: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLJpFgv7AUCLyMKFImVYymQ

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