For the Longest Time

May 27, 2020

Phoenix Chamber Choir


We’re less locked up than we were, but still have at least another four weeks at Level 2.

This allows almost all businesses to operate, but there’s a big difference between being able to operate and operating profitably.

Brdige Over Torubled Water for the NHS

May 17, 2020

Here is an extraordinary performance of ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water‘ by the brave men and women from NHS in honor of the Llandudno’s Venu Cymru, which has been turned into a temporary coronavirus hospital. During this process, the facility has been renamed to Ysbyty Enfys, which is Welsh for Rainbow Hospital, as a symbol for hope.

Hey That’s No Way To Say Goodbye

May 13, 2020

No Corona

May 5, 2020

Lockdown National Anthems

April 25, 2020

Cantores Choir united in voice from their individual lockdown bubbles all over the world.

You’ll Never Walk Alone

April 25, 2020

Captain Tom Moore set out to raise a few hundred pounds for the UK’s NHS.

He’s helped to raise more than £28m, that makes him not just a hero but a super hero.

He’s also become the oldest artist to score a number one hit – just in time for his 100th birthday next week.


Bridge Over Troubled Water

April 21, 2020

NZSO Pokarekare Ana

April 19, 2020

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra invited the country to play and sing in unison:

Music for Hope

April 17, 2020

Andrea Bocelli gives us music for hope, live from Duomo di Milano.


Earth Angels

April 15, 2020

Hegsy and The Elements pay tribute to essential workers:

March of the Warbirds

April 14, 2020

Difficult and frustrating as the lockdown is, it would be much worse had it happened if the internet wasn’t enabling us to work from home, access entertainment and keep in contact with others.

It’s also enabled people to get together musically from their individual lockdown bases.

A reader emailed introducing me to the BayLynn Youth Band which is comprised of mainly Year 4 to University age young people based in Auckland.

Their musical director, who teaches music at St Peters College, has set them some practice and performance tasks during lockdown. March of the Warbirds is a piece written by their associate music director Bernie Allen who is an 82 year young legend in NZ Music.



Singing in unison separately

April 12, 2020

London Humanist Choir sings in unison, separately:

Handel’s Messiah

April 10, 2020

ABC Classics

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs sing Handel’s masterpiece, Messiah, live from the Sydney Opera House.

Performed by Celeste Lazarenko (soprano), Nicholas Tolputt (countertenor), Andrew Goodwin (tenor), Christopher Richardson (bass-baritone), Sydney Philharmonia Choirs and Christmas Choir, Sydney Philharmonia Orchestra, Brett Weymark (conductor).

Never Dress Normal

April 9, 2020

Aspiring Medical Centre staff are being loyal to the new normal under Covid-19 lock down.


Bridge Over Troubled Water

April 9, 2020

Bridge Over Troubled Water

April 8, 2020

The Story of Bridge Over Troubled Water

April 7, 2020

The first *LP I bought was Simon and Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits.

I had probably heard Bridge Over Troubled Water on the Sunday afternoon or Tuesday night request sessions. I don’t remember when but I do know it was love at first sound.

*For those too young to know what an LP is, it’s a vinyl record, played on a record player, or if you were lucky enough a stereo, at a speed of ​33 ¹⁄₃ rpm.


One Day More

April 4, 2020

Ben and Danielle Marsh and their children have repurposed One Day More for the lockdown.

Don’t Help Yourself

March 31, 2020


March 30, 2020

Daniel Matarazzo has repurposed Supercalifragilisticexpialidosis:


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