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Deep River (1923) – Marian Anderson

This is the second song to appear here from the exquisite and rarest of female voices – Marian Anderson. So here I am listening to this song through shoddy laptop speakers. Can one imagine what it must have been like

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Ave Maria (1944) – Marian Anderson

Ave Maria is one of the world’s most recognisable songs. It was composed by Franz Schubert in 1825. It was composed as a setting of a song (verse XXIX from Canto Three) from Walter Scott’s popular epic poem The Lady

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