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Romanian Singer Maria Coman

“Was the human voice the very first musical instrument? I don’t know, but I expect it will end up as the very last one.” Tyler Cowen shared an eclectic choral music playlist the other day, with the preceding lines as an intro, and the idea of a “last instrument” was pleasingly creepy to me. It also reminded me of the above video, of artist Maria Coman singing the “Love is patient, love is kind” lines from the First Epistle to the Corinthians, from the Bible. (1 Corinthians 13: 1-8.) More of Coman’s music can be found on her website. And what is that church she’s in?

Discussion  3 comments

Matthew Battles

Amazing—this reminds me of musicologist Gary Tomlinson's compelling study, A Million Years of Music, centering music in a reconsideration of human evolution (gettable in paperback for 50 percent off with discount code FIFTY!).

Erica Bjornsson

So beautiful.
Searching with Google Lens, the church seems to be Monastery Gura Spring.

Edith ZimmermanMOD

Thank you!!

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