This is a repeating eventoctober 26, 2023 10:15 am
The Civil War Series: Civil War Music
The Civil War: Civil War Music Thurs, Oct 19 • 10:30-11:30 am • Sanford Thurs, Oct 26 • 10:15-11:30 am • Trailside Join educator (and Civil War buff) Mike
The Civil War: Civil War Music
Thurs, Oct 19 • 10:30-11:30 am • Sanford
Thurs, Oct 26 • 10:15-11:30 am • Trailside
Join educator (and Civil War buff) Mike Trebilcock for an interactive program looking at all aspects of the American Civil War – from its causes to its legacy and memory. Anyone with an interest in the Civil War, expert and novice alike – is encouraged to attend.
The Civil War inspired a variety of music that gives us a glimpse into the spirit, story, and emotions of those traumatic times. In this program we will discuss and listen to the variety of music – from patriotic marches to haunting ballads – that encompass the experience of war for soldiers, the enslaved, and civilians.
For the men in the ranks marching music and camp songs moved them through their daily army routines, organized movements on the battlefield, raised morale, soothed tensions, and brought comfort and camaraderie. Soldiers enjoyed singing lighthearted jingles, rousing patriotic anthems, and tender love songs.
Spirituals helped express the struggles and hopes of both the enslaved and the emancipated throughout the war. And many popular songs gave voice to the emotions and feelings of the civilians on the home front in both North and South.
Reserve your spot below or by calling 989-633-3700! Online registration is available up until 2 hours prior to the program start time. If you are attempting to register less than 2 hours prior, please call 989-633-3700 for assistance.
Trailside Civil War registrants: Please enter through the main entrance or by the library and proceed directly to room 160. There will be an extra lunch sign-in sheet there so that you will not need to enter Trailside until after the program. This helps our Line Dancing group that meets in Trailside at the same time to remain uninterrupted. Thank you!
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(Thursday) 10:30 am - 11:30 am