Music: Pilgrims from Smith

Into England's storied Canterbury Cathedral one afternoon last week marched 30 Smith College girls in identical outfits of navy-blue linen. They ranked themselves on the steps under the Bell Harry tower in the light of Canterbury's great west window. Then, for an hour, in bell-clear tones, they sang a difficult program of religious music: a Gregorian chant, 13th-century motets, a Bach chorale, U.S. Composer Normand Lockwood's The Bird of Moses and a Negro spiritual, Jesus Walked This Lonely Valley. The Smith College Chamber Singers were on their second annual tour of Europe.

If anybody in Canterbury's highly impressed audience of 500 had...

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