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Case of choral conscience

You’ve been a member of a choral society for some years. You’re asked to sing about lecherous abbots and fornication. What do you do?

The Music Exchange Richard Simpkin

Making your decision isn’t helped by the fact that the words are mostly in Latin, so no one (probably including you) knows what they mean. Furthermore, the piece is Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, one of the most popular works for audiences, and therefore a staple in any choral society’s repertoire. Making a fuss about it is going to make you look like a right prude.