Music therapy for COVID-19

In this time of stress for the entire world, some may feel comfort in hearing music. I am posting some pieces that I personally find relaxing… or just fun!


Frostiana – Poems by Robert Frost

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/robert-frost

Put to music by Randall Thompson in 1959

Performed by the Northern Neck Orchestra and The Chesapeake Chorale, Maestro Michael Repper Conducting, Dr. Cheryl Brown Davis, Chorus Director

Recorded live in Kilmarnock, VA, June 3, 2017

The Road Not Taken

The Pasture

Come in

The Telephone

A Girl’s Garden

Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening

Choose Something Like a Star


Mansions of the Lord

From the movie “We were Soldiers”

Performed by the Northern Neck Baytones, Dr. Cheryl Brown Davis- Director

Recorded Live November 17, 2018, Kilmarnock, VA


I also started singing in a number of Virtual Choirs; Here are some of them. Thankfully, you can’t actually hear my voice!


Sing Gently: Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 6
Canadian Opera Company: Anvil Chorus from Verdi’s Trovatore
Les Miserables: The People’s Song -Arr. Nick Preziosi
Beatles: With a little help from my friends – Choirantine, Arr. Tim Burns
Beatles: Got to get you into my life – Choirantine, Arr. Tim Burns
Disney: Under the sea – Choirantine, Arr. Tim Burns
Disney: Prince Ali – Choirantine, Arr. Tim Burns
Disney: How far I’ll go – Choirantine, Arr. Tim Burns
Disney: Vuelie – Choirantine, Arr. Tim Burns
Beach Boys: I get around – Choirantine, Arr. Tim Burns
Queen: Kiss from a rose – Choirantine, Freddy Mercury, Arr. Tim Burns
Queen: Don’t stop me now – Choirantine, Freddy Mercury, Arr. Tim Burns
Queen: Killer Queen – Choirantine, Freddy Mercury, Arr. Tim Burns
Note Tricolori: Danca dos passaros – Lyrics Arturo Avesante, Music: Laura Brambilla
Turtles: Happy together – Couch Choir
Queen: Somebody to love – Choirantine, Freddy Mercury, Arr. Tim Burns
Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody -Choirantine, Freddy Mercury, Arr. Tim Burns
Simon & Garfunkel: Feeling Groovy- Choirantine, Paul Simon, Arr. Tim Burns


Some of these were made in video format and are available on YouTube: