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The Great American Songbook: Inside the Cabaret World

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A presentation of the cabaret genre as expressed in the music of artists such as Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Harold Arlen. The singers, the songwriters, and the songs will be
explored along with more contemporary artists' work. Videos will be shown highlighting the historical importance of the art and the
theatrical conversation that arises in performance as the vocalists personally interpret the rich musical contribution that is purely American.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Williamsburg Regional Library

Susan James 



Please read:  Reading: Suggested: American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950 by Alec Wilder.



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/29/2020 - 2/12/2020 Weekly - Wed 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Williamsburg, Williamsburg Regional Library  Map Susan James