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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: If You See Something, Sing Something

Robert Kapilow Peter Schaaf

Every Friday, Performance Today features 21st century music. This week, it's a co-creation of composer Robert Kapilow and a voice you may recognize: Fred Newman does vocal sound effects on A Prairie Home Companion. Their new choral work is "Crosstown M42," named after a bus line in New York City. Fred Newman vocalizes New York sound effects, with supporting vocal effects (and even some singing!) from the Young People's Chorus of New York City.

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