One musician used technology to get creative in the lockdown and become a one-man, nine-person choir.
Bobby Goulder, 26, of Essex, was commissioned to record The Lord Bless You And Keep You for someone’s memorial and used a self-cloning technique for the video.
With the social distancing, it is difficult for groups to come together, rather than assembling a choir from a distance, the baritone decided to sing the piece nine times himself.
Standing in slightly different locations at St Mary’s Church in Saffron Walden, he played a different role in his own arrangement adapted from a John Rutter composition – before editing the versions together.
Posting the final work on social media, Mr. Gouldler, a former church chorister, said: “It’s still weird to see nine of me. I got a lot of lovely posts and a really positive response. “