For the uninitiated, it can be difficult to understand why people love a cappella. Heck, even for those of us who do actively enjoy it, it can be difficult to put into words why we enjoy this art form so. While we’ll never have a truly comprehensive list of everything cool about a cappella, 200 Reasons to Love A Cappella is our best attempt at assembling a list of what makes it great.
Reason #58: Introducing Someone Else to A Cappella
Parental advice. Fortune cookie wisdom. Saccharine morals to the sitcoms of our youth. Proverbs have filled our lives to the point that we take them for granted and many of them have lost their meanings. But if we stop to reflect, sometimes we’ll find there’s still something to learn from a cliché; still a kernel of truth to the most banal saying. When we apply these proverbs to our a cappella groups, we can make them sing anew.
Proverb: A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client.
Each Tuesday, The A Cappella Blog presents a link to a collegiate a cappella performance, or related material, that we recommend to you.
We welcome clip suggestions from anyone who would like to submit them.
This week, we present Miami University Soul2Soul performing their EDM Medley, arranged by Justin McKay.