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December 2, 2003

REVIEW

Indianapolis Star

Anonymous 4's expert command of fine choral literature was most evident in a series of contemporary a cappella pieces. Effortless technique came across in an enchanting interpretation of "The Lamb," John Tavener's challenging setting of William Blake poetry, with singers moving from unison into tight harmonies full of melting dissonances. Text painting was superb in Peter Maxwell Davies' "A Calendar of Kings," which is an account of the journey of the three Magi, rich with images of stars and snowdrops. Urgent antiphonal phrasing did honor to film and TV composer Geoffrey Burgon's wonder-filled "A God, and yet a man?" More

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