Wed19Jun20197:00 pmE. Cheltenham Library
"Hey, Mr. Spaceman: Exploring Space in Music" for adults400 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; Registration required - register at www.cheltenhamlibraries.org
Info: (215) 379-2077