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Boychoir: Past, Present and Future
Follow the boys' choirs and church choirs through the centuries with this site. Articles discuss the choir from Greek times to famous choirs in recent history. The Choir Parents' Handbook is available online for parents of a choirboy. If you have RealAudio, you can listen to the clips of choir performances offered here also.

Choir Links Page
Try out this impressive links page if you are looking for a choir. It includes Boys' choirs, Philharmonic choirs, Bahai choirs, and university choirs among its many categories of religious and secular choirs.

Choral Music: Britannica
Use Britannica's terrific encyclopedia article to learn more about the definition and history of the choral genre of vocal music. This is a must-read for those interested in how music has changed over the centuries.

K-12 Resources for Music Educators
Created by Cynthia Shirk of Mankato Public Schools (Minn.), this page is an excellent index of resources divided into the following categories: Band Teachers, Orchestra Teachers, Vocal/Choral Teachers, Classroom Music Teachers, Valuable Sites.

The Singing Voice
The Singing Voice provides detailed information, history, and links about the human voice, opera, and the art of singing. Check out articles on vocal anatomy, the history of singing, and pedagogy. And don't miss the links to "singing pigs."

The Throat Singers of Tuva: Scientific American
Read about the amazing throat-singers of Tuva, in Siberia. Throat-singers can create sounds unlike anything in ordinary speech and song--such as carrying two musical lines simultaneously, or even harmonizing with a waterfall. This article from Scientific American contains numerous hot-button links to more in-depth explanations and illustrations, plus nifty movie and music clips. QuickTime player required.

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