Music: Singing Boys

It was just an average busy week for the 64 students of the Columbus Boychoir School at Princeton, NJ. Their mornings and afternoons were full of the traditional chores of schoolboys 9 to 14: geography and long division, plus Latin for the older ones. But twice each day the,boys broke off for subject No. 1, singing practice. And at week's end, 57 of them climbed into a bus and rolled off to Philadelphia for a children's concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

In white surplices, Eton collars and flowing bow ties, they sang some clean-voiced...

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