MEMETERIA by Thomas May

Music & the Arts

Voices Uplifted: Cappella Romana Performs Rautavaara’s Vigilia

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My Seattle Times story on Cappella Romana’s upcoming Rautavaara program:

It’s the oldest instrument we’ve got.

Yet the musical possibilities of the human voice remain inexhaustible. And when a group of singers joins together a cappella — without the “props” of any other instruments for accompaniment — they can produce soundscapes as vivid and enveloping as what you might hear from the most sophisticated orchestra.

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