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Choral Music for Palm Sunday: 'Miserere'

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Choral Music for Palm Sunday: 'Miserere'

Choral Music for Palm Sunday: 'Miserere'

Choral Music for Palm Sunday: 'Miserere'

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Martin Neary conducts the Westminster Abbey Choir.

Allegri: 'Miserere' (Westminster Abbey Choir)

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The interior of the Sistine Chapel was the only location were Gregorio Allegri's Miserere was allowed to be performed. iStock Images hide caption

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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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