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Freedom Song – in pictures

Harvey works his magic Oh, we’re a gonna sing (without scores) Gladstone meets George White: Sam West and Justin Butcher Get on board, children: the Riverside Singers (Riverside School, Barking) Ella Sheppard takes charge: Emily Dankworth gives us a D … Continue reading

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Freedom Song – when Gospel came to the Empire

In 1871 a group of singers from Nashville, Tennessee, took to the road, arriving in London with a music that had never before been heard in public. But this was no ordinary choir. The Fisk Jubilee Singers were students who … Continue reading

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