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In the news: Cantigas concert introduced neglected choral treasures

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April 1, 2012

Much concern is often expressed about the absence of music by African American composers in our nation's major concert halls. On yesterday afternoon, Cantigas, DC's premiere Latino chorus unearthed a treasure chest of choral works that ranged from sacred works to concert folk arrangements by Latin composers.  Perhaps, these composers are stereotyped and neglected just as much as the concert works of African American composers-if not more.

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