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Early Music Concerts 2013-2014: (US) Salon Sanctuary Concerts: "Exodus -- Dreams of the Promised Land in Antebellum America" (05 Apr 2014)

Contributed by admin on Mar 21, 2014

The Western Wind with Guest Actors and Erica Gould, Stage Director

Location: The Fraunces Tavern Museum Flag Gallery, 54 Pearl Street, New York NY, US

“The enduring power of liberation imagery in the early American consciousness comes to life through works by William Billings (1746 – 1800), Stephen Jenks (1772 – 1856), early spirituals and Shaker hymns performed with historical texts selected from abolitionist writings and slave narratives. …

Fraunces Tavern, the first site of the American government, sets the stage for starkly beautiful American repertoire. …”

Visit the Salon Sanctuary Concerts webpage for more information and of ticket availability.