Catcerto by Nora the Cat and Some Humans

Nora the Cat is a cat. She is a unique cat. She is a cat that plays the piano. Her human is a piano teacher. Sometimes during or after her human gives a piano lesson Nora will jump up on the piano stool and start playing her own improvised music. There are several videos on YouTube that show Nora’s musical prowess. They are very cute. Another human had a bright [ . . . ]

Virtual Choir

This is an amazing video of a Virtual Choir directed by composer Eric Whitacre. They are singing his music, Lux Aurumque. The virtual choir is made up of 185 voices, was recorded using 243 tracks, by singers in 12 different countries. Translation of the latin text: Light and Gold Light, warm, and heavy/loaded/pregnant/deep/dignified* Pure as if gold. They sing/prophesy. *’Gravis que’ is actually written and said as one word, Gravisque, [ . . . ]

The Kuroshio Sea

The Kuroshio Sea at Okinawa’s Churaumi Aquarium is the largest tank of the aquarium. It holds 7,500 cubic meters (1,981,290 gallons) of water and features the world’s second largest acrylic glass panel. Whale sharks and manta rays are kept among many other fish species in the main tank. Read more about the aquarium here.

Be Thou My Vision

Wonderful rendition of SLANE, written by Dennis Janzer for Choir, organ, and bagpipes. Performed by First United Methodist Church of Miami, and Christ the King Lutheran Church, both in Miami. Directed by Robert Gower, one of my former professors at the University of Miami, and a faithful United Methodist. He’s also a very funny guy.

Give Me Jesus

This is a wonderful arrangement of a beautiful spiritual. It’s hard to believe this is a high school choir singing! This concert took place at St. Nicholas Church at Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic. Give Me Jesus is sung by the Central Islip Concert Choir, directed by Mr. John Anthony.