An old proverb says those who wish to sing always find a song. Whether it’s a quiet lullaby whispered to an ill child, or a rousing oratorio performed with a full chorus, there is an uplifting power to the human voice in song. Click the links below to read the beliefs singing has inspired in these essayists.
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This week’s essayMusician Bela Fleck has gained critical acclaim for moving the banjo from its traditional roots into jazz and classical genres. He believes figuring out how to do things his own may made that possible. Click here to read his essay.