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Choral Music for Palm Sunday: 'Miserere'

Composer Gregorio Allegri's "Miserere" is a piece of choral music so powerful that a 17th-century pope decreed it could be played only during the week leading to Easter — and then only in the Sistine Chapel. Jesse Kornbluth of HeadButler.com talks about the "Miserere" with Jacki Lyden.

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