Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Peacock and the Turtle Dove

Exploring Yiddish and Anglo-American Song Traditions

Amanda L. Scherbenske and Tim Eriksen, Wesleyan University Department of Music, Doctoral Program

Sunday | May 1 | 2 pm
Suggested Donation: $5

Noted musicians Amanda L. Scherbenske and Tim Eriksen come together to collaboratively perform Yiddish and Anglo-American song traditions. They newly imagine and explore the archival materials of famed scholars and collectors Ruth Rubin (Yiddish song) and Anne and Frank Warner (Anglo-American song and stories). Scherbenske and Eriksen will be joined by distinguished composer-multi-instrumentalist Tyshawn Sorey. RSVP on Facebook or call Green Street at 860-685-7871.

Join us for this series of intriguing conversations with Wesleyan faculty, staff and alumni. Salons are accompanied by coffee and delicious baked goods from O’Rourke’s Diner. Your suggested donation of $5 ensures the continuation of these fabulous events! This series is co-sponsored by the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies at Wesleyan.

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