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Alex Ross: Early music finds new life downtown.

April 8, 2013

The old Catholic service of Tenebrae, or “darkness,' is a ceremony of encroaching shadows—the Crucifixion as eclipse. At the beginning of the rite, which takes place on the later days of Holy Week, a stand of fifteen candles is set before the congregation. As psalms are . . . (Subscription required.)

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