Time: October 3, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Old Sturbridge Village
Street: 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Website or Map: http://www.osv.org
Event Type: speaker, osv
Organized By: Old Sturbridge Village
Latest Activity: Jul 23, 2013
$10 per person, $8 OSV Members
Director of the Colonial Music Institute
Part of the OSV Overseers' Distinguished Speaker Series
Early American music historian David Hildebrand will talk about the creation of the national anthem and explain how the 1812 Battle of Fort McHenry inspired Francis Scott Key to write the lyrics to the Star-Spangled Banner. He will explain how music and poetry became musical expressions of patriotism during and after the War of 1812, illustrating his points with slides and music, and he will answer audience questions.
Tickets will be available for online pre-sale in late summer 2013.