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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Soekia's Dance

Javanese dancers at 1889 Paris World Expo Library of Congress

There's a remarkable photo from the 1889 World Expo in Paris: Four young Javanese dancers, and one young woman is staring rather sternly into the camera. Her name is Soekia. On today's show, hear the Dolce Suono Ensemble perform the world premiere of Soekia's Dance by Thomas Whitman.

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