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Massed choir, The Big Sing, 2010

Massed choir, The Big Sing, 2010

The Big Sing is the national secondary schools choral festival. It was first held in 1988. Regional festivals are held annually and 18 choirs are invited to perform at the national finale. In 2011 all the choirs massed together to sing 'O Fortuna' from Carl Orff's cantata Carmina Burana.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Young people and the arts - Music', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/44321/massed-choir-the-big-sing-2010 (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 22 Oct 2014