Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Friday 8 November 2013

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home presented by Lorcan Murray. At 5.40pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us

    Sadly, after nearly 30 years together the wonderful vocal group  Anonymous 4 will make the 2015-16 season its last. What a legacy they have left behind, over 20 recordings on the harmonia mundi label and here on Classic Drive we love their latest, 1865 is a CD with Bruce Molsky of material from the American Civil War. That year marked the end of the war and it was also smack dab in the middle of the Romantic period in art, literature, and music. Romanticism flowed through American pop culture as well, so on this disc of Civil War-era songs, expect to hear music infused with highly expressive, sensitive, personal, ofttimes sentimental overtones.

     

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