Category Archives: A Capella

The Value of Music Education

When I asked for a topic on which to write my last blog post, my exceptional roommate suggested this…exhibition. I would like to thank our resident Mulholland for leading us this semester and for having in her possession considerably more … Continue reading

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Pokemon

OK. I lived in Korea in the mid-90s, when Pokemon trading cards were the most coveted item at our Seoul American Elementary School store. I had a two-inch black binder filled with these cards, though I never played the game … Continue reading

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The Rains Down in Africa

Here is a video of a really cool  performance of Toto’s “Africa” by Perpetuum Jazzile, an A Capella  choir from Slovenia. They are wonderful singers, but I think the best part is the entirely man-made thunderstorm at the beginning. Perpetuum … Continue reading

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Teenage Dream

The second song we’re singing is Teenage Dream by Boyce Avenue, a youtube band that arranges and covers a lot of popular music. The off-beat rhythms are a bit difficult, but the harmonies are really nice. Teenage Dream–Boyce Avenue

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Exactly Eight Notes

So, we’re singing this in a capella. Matilda-Send Me on My Way Like unisex pudding-bowl haircuts and polka-dotted leggings, Matilda  is a relic of childhood in the nineties. Unlike said haircuts and pant-like objects, it is actually looked upon with … Continue reading

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