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Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Voices from the choir
The King’s Singers’ famous weather report for the British Isles performed in Anglican chant is available on Youtube:
Addendum: Please note the corrected attribution in the comment below that this recording is by a group called the Mastersingers, not the estimable King's Sinmgers.