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A performance by the Oberlin Orchestra with Oberlin's vocal ensembles, Musical Union and Oberlin College Choir, featuring the oratorio The Ordering of Moses by Oberlin alumnus R. Nathaniel Dett (1908).
Dett was the first Black double major graduate of Oberlin Conservatory, earning a Bachelor of Music in piano and composition as well as Phi Beta Kappa honors. Dett was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Oberlin College in 1926.
This performance also features the vocal soloists faculty soprano Mathilda Edge, guest mezzo-soprano Krysty Swann, alumnus tenor Limmie Pulliam '98, and faculty baritone Timothy LeFebvre.
Performance conducted by Raphael Jiménez.
Vocal ensembles preparation by Greg Ristow and Ben Johns.
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R. Nathaniel Dett (Class of 1908) The Ordering of Moses
Mathilda Edge, soprano
Krysty Swann, mezzo-soprano
Limmie Pulliam '98, tenor
Timothy LeFebvre, baritone
Oberlin Orchestra with Oberlin College Choir and Musical Union