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Review: American Declarations

Shirley Ratcliffe of Choir & Organ

The individuality of the texts on this CD distinguishes it from the usual run of Americana, and there is much to interest the listener here... The most individual work is Melissa Dunphy's What do you think I fought for at Omaha Beach?; Dunphy shows great ingenuity and individuality in this powerful setting of Philip Spooner's public testimony before the State of Maine Senate discussing the Marriage Equality Bill. [...]

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