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Music of the First World War

We Don't Know Where We're Going But We're On Our Way

We Don’t Know Where We’re Going But We’re On Our Way

An Exhibition Lecture and Performance
Thursday, October 30, 2014

6 pm

Ruggles Hall

Speakers: Deniz Ertan and William Brooks; Muscians: Laurie Matheson, Alison Hinderliter, and William Brooks
Exhibitions

Join musicologist William Brooks and historian Deniz Ertan as they explore how World War One sheet music was created, reproduced, and received by people who performed and heard it. Music from the exhibition, Chicago, Europe, and the Great War, will be performed as well. Come and hear tunes “We Don’t Know Where We’re Going But We’re On Our Way,” and “Private Alexander,” among others.

William Brooks is Professor of Music at the University of York. Deniz Ertan is a cultural historian and has taught at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham.
Alison Hinderliter, piano; Laurie Matheson, soprano; William Brooks, bass.

This lecture is held in conjunction with the exhibitions Chicago, Europe, and the Great War and American Women Rebuilding France, 1917 - 1924.

Listen to the lecture and performance.

Cost and Registration Information 

This program is free and no reservations are required.