Pandemic Playlist

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Norm Frampton of the popular blog Norm 2.0 recently tweeted:

If 2020 had a soundtrack I’m pretty sure it would be some ominous sounding Gregorian Chants.

I think he’s on to something.

I’ve put together a playlist inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. In Norm’s honor, let’s start out with some ominous Gregorian chant.

The next selection poses the question we’ve all been asking for the last seven months.

What’s Going On?

One of the dreaded symptoms: Fever

Covid-19 prevention strategies:

Self-quarantine

Wash your hands

Mask up

Social distancing

Finish outstanding projects. It’s said that Mozart worked on his famous Requiem on his deathbed. From the movie Amadeus, Mozart dictating a movement of his Requiem to Salieri:

Remember that Covid-19 can be fatal. Danse Macabre (Dance of Death):

In memory of our loved ones who have passed away during the pandemic. Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings

Now it’s your turn. What songs would you include in your own personal pandemic playlist? Share in the comments below.

About Andrea R Huelsenbeck

Andrea R Huelsenbeck is a wife, a mother of five and a former elementary general music teacher. A freelance writer in the 1990s, her nonfiction articles and book reviews appeared in Raising Arizona Kids, Christian Library Journal, and other publications. She is currently working on a young adult mystical fantasy novel and a mystery.

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