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Melodia Combines Poet Laureate’s Words, Women’s Vocal Power

By Chris Lombardi
Thirty years ago, as the 1970s were coming to a close, a young pianist named Cynthia Powell had an impulse not so common among accompanists. “I started to look into women composers, women’s music — I wasn’t yet sure why,” Powell told WFC last week. That impulse, then sort of perpendicular to most of Powell’s gigs accompanying church choirs and…
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