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Public Scholars Project
The World Changed, so Did the Music
May 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM | Allentown, NJ | Allentown First Aid Squad Building
Did Prohibition change the music of the 1920s? And did the Cold War impact the music of the 1950s? Yes, music - concert and popular - music was influenced by the technological and political changes. From the late 1800s to today, the times have shaped what and how American hear and experience opera, concert works, musicals, jazz, country and folk music, and rock and roll. In this session, participants can tune into a discussion about the sounds, aesthetics, and auras of each decade in the modern era.
Robert W. Butts, Ph.D.
Conductor & Educator
Allentown First Aid Squad Building
70 Waker Ave