The Rotterdam Symphony Orchestra performed Beethoven’s exhilarating “Ode to Joy,” a tribute to theh7man spirit, as each musician was isolated in his or her home.

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra responded by performing Aaron Copeland’s “Appalachian Spring” in their homes.

The website SlippedDisc posted both and invites viewers to vote.

Bottom line: creative artists are learning to collaborate while isolated, to share the gift of music with all of us.

I vote that we, each isolated, are the real winners!