Händel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” as performed by a group of monks under a vow of silence

 

No, this isn’t the choir. But these are, in fact, Trappist monks. They don’t really take a vow of silence — but idle talk is against their monastic rule, so it often seems as if they have.

 

If you’ve taken a vow of silence, yet you wish to perform G. F. Händel’s “Hallelujah Chorus,” what do you do?  Here’s an idea:

 

http://www.godvine.com/What-a-Choir-of-Silent-Monks-Does-Will-Make-You-Laugh-2484.html

 

Thanks to David Wills, of Adelaide, South Australia, for bringing this to my attention.

 

 

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