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Sunday, January 19, 2014 Permalink

From The Top: Celebrating The Legacy Of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Performers and Repertoire:

The Boston Children's Chorus (65 members comprising the Premier Choir and Young Men's Ensemble) performs "MLK" by U2, arranged by Bob Chilcott, and traditional spiritual "O' Freedom," arranged by Hall Johnson. Anthony Trecek-King, Artistic Director.

The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra String Quartet (violinist Charlotte Malin, 17, from Westwood, MA; violinist Kendra Lenz, 18, from Boston, MA; violist Alexandra Morgan-Welch, 17, from Andover, MA; and cellist Sasha Scolnik-Brower, 15, from Andover, MA) performs III. Allegro vivace from Quartet No. 1 ("Calvary") by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson

The Boston Children's Chorus performs "Kasar mie la gaji" (The Earth is Tired) by Alberto Grau

Flutist Chaz Salazar, 17 from Phoenix, AZ, performs "Summerland" by William Grant Still

The Boston Children's Chorus performs "Lean on Me" by Kirk Franklin, arranged by Andre Williams This broadcast also includes audio postcards featuring outstanding community music programs.

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