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11:37 AM, April 1st, 2011

Eric Whitacre’s second virtual choir video, “Sleep,” will premiere live at the Paley Center next Thurs. When the video debuted at the TED conference early last month, here’s what The Daily Beast’s Brian Ries had to say

 The uber-popular, blond-coifed composer and conductor Eric Whitacre unveiled videos of his “virtual choir” for a spellbound audience, as they listened to compositions made up entirely of individual singers—all mashed together to create one orchestral project of auditory beauty…“Sleep 2.0”—his latest unveiled at Ted2011—reportedly left many in the crowd in tears.

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