Tag Archives: Music

  • Bentley Historical Library

    Cold War, Warm Welcome

    In 1961, the Kennedy Ad-ministration sent the U-M Symphony Band to the Soviet Union in hopes of thawing relations between the two countries through the common language of music. Could young musicians succeed as diplomats?

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    Bentley Historical Library

    Lifting His Voice

    Willis C. Patterson's newly donated papers to the University of Michigan document a tireless fight for African American music to take its rightful place in the vocal cannon.

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