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When composer Hollis Taylor first encountered the pied butcherbird in Australia, she described it as an “epiphany.” She takes recordings of the bird and turns them into sheet music, often simplifying birdsong so they can be played on human instruments. Karaoke is the perfect poster child of all that we’ve missed during the pandemic, says writer Mel Woods. Woods says it’s a fun way to let loose - once it's safe to do again - even if you can’t sing.