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Chichester orchestra records its own lockdown song

09/04/2020

Encore Chichester Community Orchestra has managed to come together musically – while keeping its distance – to produce its very own lockdown song: Ku’u Pua I Paokalani.

Appropriately, the piece was written by the Queen of Hawaii from the time of her own isolation – an echo of the isolation we are all enduring right now.

Members of the orchestra recorded their own parts and submitted them to orchestra director Professor Laura Ritchie.

Laura, who teaches at the University of Chichester, then spent a day of “jiggery pokery” balancing it all out to produce the finished version which can now be enjoyed on YouTube.

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