American Composer V: Songs of the Spirit
16 May 2015 | 7:30 pm | The Lyceum
The fifth installment of our annual series highlighting works by American composers will focus on the diversity of American spirit. From the simple tunes of the Shakers in New England to the African-American spirituals of the South, to the Native American and Spanish influenced music of the West, America is blessed with a wealth and diversity of music that comes from the heart and speaks to the spirit. Did you know that Duke Ellington composed a set of Sacred Songs? Come and discover more!
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