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November 4, 2013

The Flying Cloud: Irish Music in Upper Midwestern Lumber Camps

At this upcoming Sound Salon, come hear Brian Miller talk about and perform Irish-American songs and tunes that flourished in the lumber camps of the Upper Midwest and beyond. A native of the northern Minnesota logging town of Bemidji, Miller performs the Irish-influenced music of men who roamed the Great Lakes region in the days […]

March 8, 2013

World Records: The Mayrent Collection of Yiddish 78s & the Future of Historic Sound Recordings

“World Records” celebrates Mills Music Library‘s acquisition of the Mayrent Collection of Yiddish 78s. This conference and concert will focus on the important role that Mills and other sound archives play in historical study and the cultural continuity of communities.  The Symposium will also include discussions of critical issues related to preservation, dissemination, technology, ownership, […]

October 1, 2012

Aloha! Upcoming Sound Salon celebrates Hawaiian music

What better way to warm up on a brisk October evening than with a little Hawaiian music? At this upcoming Sound Salon, master of ceremony Henry Sapoznik introduces the rich and beautiful Hawaiian music genre through an interview with Alan Akaka, the former president of the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association. Monday, October 8, 2012 5:30-7:30 […]

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