Time: September 20, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main Street, 02472
Street: 123 Main Street
Website or Map: http://HistoricWatertown.org
Event Type: historical, society, of, watertown, public, program, (historic, music, education)
Organized By: Karl H. Neugebauer
Latest Activity: Sep 15, 2009
September 20th (Sunday) 2 to 4 PM
John Root, Musician and Educator will provide a program on... Popular Music of the Gaslight Era (1890-1920)
features a diverse repertoire of instrumental and vocal musical styles from the turn of the previous century. Everyone is invited to sing along and to experience the range of feelings evoked by this music.
The songs' lyrics offer insights into the customs and values of these bygone days. Audiences also learn how our country’s multicultural diversity at the turn of the previous century created unique musical styles that continue to delight and inspire audiences around the world.
Funded in part by the Watertown Cultural Council
more info at... http://www.johnroot.net/index.html
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