“I Love a Piano”: Neglected Gems of the American Parlor
This lecture recital explores the neglected musical treasures created for he American parlor at its heyday, in the first two decades of the twentieth century. Ragtime, popular songs, ballads, blues, and more, combine to make an unforgettable performance by the Hudson Valley’s favorite piano-vocalist-musicologist – and on a true period instrument. Featuring the music of Scott Joplin, Irving Berlin, and others, this recital powerfully brings to life the music of a bygone era.
Program on request.