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Radio CD-release party: Poets & Patriots: A Tuneful History of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

    • Saturday, February 1, 2014

      6:00pm until 7:00pm EST

      WCBN 88.3 FM Ann Arbor, (streaming)

      UM Music Professor Mark Clague, Ph.D. is WCBN guest programmer on Robot Pasta

      Presenting a new collection of 37 songs tracing the history of the Anacreontic melody from 1775/76 in London, to Francis Scott Key’s truce ship in the Cheasapeake Bay through the song’s transformation as the official national anthem of the United States of America. The recording features vocal and instrumental talents of University of Michigan students and faculty from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

      Poets & Patriots Recital—Live Stream & CD Release on Feb. 17
      Monday, February 17 at 8:00 p.m
      Stamps Auditorium, UM-Ann Arbor, North Campus

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