Music: Bach's Bethlehem

The first settlers of Bethlehem, Pa., were a small religious group of Moravians (followers of John Huss) who, according to legend, held their first meeting in a stable, thus gave the place its name. Later, during the Revolutionary War, the Moravians attracted attention to Bethlehem by taking the lead off the roof of their church, melting it down for Colonial bullets. General George Washington was serenaded by the Moravian Trombone Choir, already an important group of trumpeters whose chief function was to announce festival...

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