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Johnnies, Tommies and Sammies: Music and the WWI Alliance


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American Musicological Society Lecture
“Johnnies, Tommies and Sammies: Music and the WWI Alliance”

Christina Bashford, Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
William Brooks, Composer and Musicologist
Gayle Sherwood Magee, Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Laurie Matheson, Vocalist
Justin Vickers, Assistant Professor, Illinois State University

 

Musicologists Bashford, Brooks and Magee are joined by musicians Matheson and Vickers to explore the contributions of popular songs from the United States, Canada and Britain to the “Allies” of World War I. This is the story of the creation of the “Allied” cultural identity from the distinct contributions of each country.

 

Presented in association with the Library of Congress exhibitions, “World War I: American Artists View the Great War” and "Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I."

2017-05-18 19:00:00 2017-05-18 20:30:00 America/New_York Johnnies, Tommies and Sammies: Music and the WWI Alliance European Union Delegation in the US: Johnnies, Tommies and Sammies: Music and the WWI Alliance Library of Congress, Madison Building - Montpelier Room, 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
May 18, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Library of Congress, Madison Building - Montpelier Room,
101 Independence Ave SE,
Washington, DC20540
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