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|Monday, February 1, 2016|
|6:30 p.m.||Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture, with Tina Frühauf, Ph.D., a musicologist, writer, and a professional organist, who serves on the faculty of Columbia University and is editor at Repertoire International de Littérature Musicale|
This illustrated lecture spotlights music in the Jewish communities of Germany after 1945. It draws together Jewish music, German culture, and the legacy of the Holocaust and makes powerful arguments about the impact of the Holocaust and its aftermath in changing contexts of musical performance and composition. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.First come, first served
|Tuesday, February 9, 2016|
|6:30 p.m.||Folk City: New York and the American Folk Music Revival, with Stephen Petrus, an Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellow at the New-York Historical Society.|
This illustrated lecture explores New York's central role in fueling the nationwide craze for folk music in postwar America. It shows that the city’s artistic, political, and commercial assets helped to shape a breeding ground for the folk music revival, one of the great cultural phenomena of the twentieth century Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.First come, first served
|Monday, April 18, 2016|
|7 p.m.||Music @ NYPL Presents: Jessica Valiente|
Music @ NYPL Presents: Jessica Valiente Mid-Manhattan Library Monday 4/18/2016 7:00 p.m. Flutist/ethnomusicologist Dr. Jessica Valiente performs on nearly 20 flutes from a dozen world cultures, plus songs and storytelling. Included will be flutes from North America, Brazil, the Andes, China, Japan, Ireland, England, Nigeria, Ghana, and more. Dr. Jessica Valiente holds a B.A. in music from Barnard College in conjunction with Manhattan School of Music, an MA in music performance from Queens…
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),