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date: 23 January 2020

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This article examines a number of complex issues facing choral musicians. It offers practical solutions that are grounded in cutting-edge acoustical research for frequently encountered problems of choral ensemble, balance, and blend. The discussions cover how to make wise repertoire choices; the impact of performance spaces and formations; the chorus effect; staged works; and real-time feedback and choir instruction.

Keywords: choral musicians, choral ensembles, balance, blend, choice instruction, music education

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