"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music.

I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. I get the most joy in life out of music."

~ Albert Einstein

Monday, August 17, 2015

Byzantine Chant in a virtual Hagia Sophia

A re-creation of what Byzantine chant would have sounded like during worship at the magnificent Hagia Sophia, with the marvelous reverberations from within that massive and ancient marble sanctuary -- using digital technology, Icons of Sound brought this ancient experience to the Bing Concert Hall at Stanford University. The piece performed is "Cherubic Hymn in Mode 1 - Manuel Chrysaphes, MS Mt. Athos, Iviron 1120 (1458)" (Read more at http://iconsofsound.stanford.edu/)

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