Women from Iraq's Yazidi minority get together to perform centuries-old sacred songs. They've survived captivity by ISIS and loved ones' deaths. "They are trying to heal," says a Yazidi politician.
Listen as Lumina performs three rare, early-American hymns during a recent recording session at Central Presbyterian Church in downtown St. Paul.
A request from two avid Saturday Cinema fans, Rick Halvorson and Jeffrey Kern of Philadelphia's University of the Arts and Philly Pops. Great epic film scores that include choirs. The Lion in Winter, The Mission, Amistad, Saving Private Ryan.
For more than 100 years, 'Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing' has been known as the Black National Anthem. But Congressman James Clyburn believes it's time for it to be honored as the official National Hymn.
For members of Luminous Voices, a professional choir ensemble in Alberta, Canada, rehearsing and performing safely during the pandemic has meant getting into their cars, driving to an empty parking lot and singing with each other's voices broadcast through their car radios.