App Download: Gabriela Lena Frank's 'My angel, his name is freedom'

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Harry Christophers leads the Handel and Haydn Society, now celebrating its bicentennial. (James Doyle/Handel and Haydn Society/NPR)

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Today: A special Washington, D.C. edition of our weekly feature with the premiere of Gabriela Lena Frank’s My angel, his name is freedom as performed by the period-instrument ensemble Handel and Haydn Society live at the Library of Congress on Feb. 20, 2016.

In this piece, Lena Frank uses lines from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s 1863 “Boston Hymn.”

WQXR App Download My angel, his name is freedom to the WQXR app and listen at your convenience in the Q2 Music on-demand section. Instructions below.

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