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Highlights from the Duke Ellington's Sacred Music Prom

A montage of divine moments from "Duke Ellington's Sacred Music" Prom, performed by the Nu Civilisation Orchestra, Carleen Anderson and UK Vocal Assembly and the BBC Singers conducted by Peter Edwards. Clips featured are In The Beginning God featuring Xhosa Cole on tenor saxophone, The Lord's Prayer featuring alto Mary Pearce on lead vocal, Freedom with Daniel Thomas, speaker, Come Sunday featuring soprano Tawiah and alto Heidi Vogel, David Danced featuring the tap dancer Annette Walker and, finally, Legendary Jazz Pianist Monty Alexander with his Improvisation on Ellington.

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4 minutes