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Music of the First World War

Event Type: Adult Programs
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 11/3/2018
Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 World War One has been called the most musical of all wars. This discussion compares/contrasts the British and American experiences of the important year of 1916 through contemporary sheet music-in the case of the U.S., the Punitive Raid on Mexico, reaction to Edith Cavellís shooting, opposition to Americaís involvement, and the Preparedness Movement/Plasttsburg Movement with Britainís Battle of the Somme, the appearance of the tank, and the British Shell Crisis. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-in registration at the door is welcome.

Location: Oswego Meeting Room
Status: Closed