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that often when I sang I found my eternity."
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St Tagore's Cathedral
Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
Duo I
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St Tagore's Cathedral
Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
Duo II
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St Tagore's Cathedral
Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
Duo III
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St Tagore's Cathedral
Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
Duo IV
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Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
Duo V
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Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
Duo VI
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Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
Duo VII
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Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
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Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
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Music: Christopher Healey
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Christopher Healey, 2013
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Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
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Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
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Music: Christopher Healey
Text: Rabindranath Thakur
Christopher Healey, 2013
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