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

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. Most are in audio format, several were made or converted into videos and are available on YouTube.

Thankfully, you can’t actually hear my voice!

Audio recordings

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
Dear Even Hansen: You will be found – Choirantine, Steven Levenson, Arr. Tim Burns
Rocky Horror Picture Show: Time Warp – Choirantine, Richard O’Brien, Richard Hartley, Arr. Tim Burns
Stevie Wonder: Superstition – Choirantine, Stevie Wonder, Arr. Tim Burns
Note Tricolori: Earth Song – Frank Ticheli
The Roaches: Hammond Song – Choirantine, The Roaches, Arr. Tim Burns
Carol of the Bells – Choirantine – Mykola Leontovych, Peter J. Wilhousky, Arr. Tim Burns
Note Tricolori: The Road Home – Michael Dennis Browne, Stephen Paulus
Coventry Carol – Note Tricolori
Sleigh Ride- Choirantine, Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish, Arr. Tim Burns
Edelweiss- White Flower VC – Rodgers and Hammerstein, Arr Jan Kohut
Put Your Records On – Choirantine – Chrisanthou, Beck, Bailey Rae, Arr Tim Burns
All the Small Things – Choirantine – Blink-182, Delonge, Hoppus, Barke, Arr Tim Burns
The Parting Glass – Choirantine – Traditional Scottish, Arr Tim Burns
Sing- Choirantine – Pentatonix, Arr Tim Burns
Edelweiss – Choirantine, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Arr Tim Burns
Tonight-West Side Story – White Flower VC, Leonard Bernstein, Arr Jan Kohut
Ocean Eyes-Choirantine, Finneas O’Connell & Billie Eilish O’Connell, Arr Tim Burns
I colori del vento – Da Pocahontas, Note Tricolori, Arr. Emanuele Piras
Walking on Sunshine – Choirantine, Katrina and the Waves, Arr Tim Burns
I’ll be there for you- Choirantine, The Rembrandts, Arr Tim Burns
Good Vibrations – Choirantine, The Beach Boys, Wilson-Love, Arr. Tim Burns
Medley In honor of Choirantine’s Director, Tim Burns
River Deep Mountain High-Choirantine, Ike and Tina Turner, Arr.Tim Burns
Run to You-Choirantine, Pentatonix, Arr. Tim Burns
Man in the Mirror-Choirantine, Michael Jackson, Arr. Tim Burns
Les Temps des Cathedrales-TLC Circle of Friends Virtual Choir, Plamodon-Cocciante, Arr Tanya Chang

Videos (on YouTube)

Va Pensiero from Verdi’s Nabucco
Orinoco Flow