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  • Choir saving Ladino music

    December 19, 2012 | 3:33 pm

    A dozen members of Kol Sephardic Choir stood in a semicircle, clutching songbooks as they rehearsed the lyrics of “Quando el Rey Nimrod.” Halfway through the Ladino folk song, music director Avi Avliav held his hands up and told the group to stop. 

    “The idea is to lose yourselves...