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Foundations of American Music — The Songs of Stephen Foster

Today we’re focus­ing on the foun­da­tions of music in the Unit­ed States, and in par­tic­u­lar the songs of Stephen Fos­ter (1826–64), whose songs are still well-known and well-loved today.

The Gettysburg Address

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Today is the 150th anniver­sary of the deliv­ery of the Get­tys­burg Address by Abra­ham Lin­coln. In hon­or of this, the music on Radio Riel’s Main stream is pri­mar­i­ly Amer­i­can Folk and Amer­i­can pop­u­lar music of the mid-to-late 19th Cen­tu­ry. Today’s pro­gram also fea­tures the “Lin­coln Por­trait” by Aaron Cop­land.

Foundations of American Music — The Songs of Stephen Foster

Today we’re focus­ing on the foun­da­tions of music in the Unit­ed States, and in par­tic­u­lar the songs of Stephen Fos­ter (1826–64), whose songs are still well-known and well-loved today.

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