Watch Sleep, Eric Whitacres new work with 2,000 voices

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Watch the full-length version of “Sleep,” Eric Whitacre’s new work, sung by a YouTube-powered choir of more than 2,000 singers from around the world. The nine-minute work was premiered last night at the Paley Center in New York — and on YouTube.

And watch Eric Whitacre’s TEDTalk, where he talks about his creative process and the artistic challenges of conducting a choir as big as the Internet …

Source: blog.ted.com