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Pulitzer-Winning Music a Tribute to Pennsylvania Coal Miners

Julia Wolfe descended hundreds of feet underground, into a dank, dark cavern with gleaming black walls: a Pennsylvania coal mine.   "You can't believe people spent all day there," Wolfe recalled Tuesday. "It was spooky, a little bit, but so fascinating, a strange kind of beauty."   Wolfe's visit helped inspire "Anthracite Fields," a choral tribute to the state's mining heritage — and, now, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in music. The...

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