I recently viewed this video with four choir boys singing what sounds like a medieval church hymn. One inhales helium in order to hit the highest notes.

Regardless of the funny content, I was more interested in the music itself. Even after much research, I am unable to identify it.

Youtube: Angelic meme

  • Fun fact: Inhaling Helium does NOT change the pitch of your voice, but just the timbre. So if you can't hit the note in air, you can't hit with helium either.
    – Hilmar
    Sep 6 '19 at 14:03

I found it afterall.

it is Miserere Mei, (Allegri), a setting of Psalm 51 (50) by Italian composer Gregorio Allegri.

One rendition: Miserere mei, Deus - Allegri - Tenebrae

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