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  • Wed
    19
    Jun
    2019

    "Hey, Mr. Spaceman: Exploring Space in Music" for adults

    7:00 pmE. Cheltenham Library
    400 Myrtle Ave, Cheltenham, PA 19012 - MAP

    A talk/performance related to space themes in music (connected to the 2019 Summer Library theme of "A Universe of Stories"), for adults.  A wide variety of musical genres will be included, such as classical (Holst's The Planets, the use of Ligeti's music in 2001: A Space Odyssey), rock/pop (David Bowie, The Byrds, Elton John, The Killers, Paul McCartney, etc.), jazz (Sun Ra to Return to Forever), funk (Parliament/Funkadelic, Billy Preston), new wave (Duran Duran, Flock of Seagulls), children's (Jonathan Coulton, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Jonathan Sprout), singer-songwriter (Mary Chapin Carpenter, Beth Nielsen Chapman).  Music will be presented through recorded examples as well as live performance.

    Admission: free

    Info: (215) 379-2077

     

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