New York Cultural Center
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that shape our world
MEMORY AND
IDENTITY
Exploring our
heritage
Testing our tradition
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Seminar series
BEAUTY WILL SAVE
THE WORLD
Discovering the world
of arts: performances
and presentations
MEETINGS AT
THE CROSSROADS
Face to face with...
A place where roads meet. A time of change
American Music: The
Unanswered Question
A Course in Music Appreciation

Lectures by Jonathan FIELDS and
Maurizio MANISCALCO, musicians and composers


Wed., May 14: From Africa to Congo Square to the Mississippi:
The Journey of African -American Music
(PHOTO GALLERY - TRANSCRIPT)
WATCH AND LISTEN: Blind Willie Johnson


















Wed., May 21: Music from the New World:
Tradition and Newness in Great U.S. Composers
WATCH AND LISTEN: Charles Ives - "The Unanswered Question"
(TRANSCRIPT)




















Wed., May 28: Music for a Young People: The Birth of American Folk
WATCH AND LISTEN: Woody Guthrie
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TRANSCRIPT)


















Wed., June 4: The Adventure of Jazz:
A New Identity Shapes Up ... Where Is it Going Now?
WATCH AND LISTEN: Miles Davis & John Coltrane
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TRANSCRIPT)


















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Every Wednesday from May 14 to June 4, 2008 at 7:00 PM
Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA)
1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND FREE OF CHARGE