Orin Grossman, PhD - USA: George Gershwin's Great Masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue - Friday, March 26 at 4:00 PM
Time: 04:00 PM
Free for Fairfield University Faculty, Staff, and Students
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By popular demand, Dr. Grossman will discuss and perform George Gershwin’s most popular piece. He will focus on the origin of the work and its connection to American popular musical styles. By understanding the musical sources of this most beloved of American concert pieces, we gain insight into the many sources of American popular music, and into the compositional genius of one of our greatest composers. The lecture will conclude with a performance of Gershwin’s great masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue.
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