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Bonus - Music and American War w/ Catherine Bateson

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Happy New Year! Danny, Derek, and Producer Jake welcome Catherine Bateson, associate lecturer of American history at the University of Kent, to discuss the music of American wars. They touch on music’s multifaceted role in different conflicts, musical literacy before mass media, appropriation and recycling of familiar melodies, the ideology of war music, protest songs, and more.

Be sure to grab a copy of Catherine’s book Irish American Civil War Songs: Identity, Loyalty, and Nationhood!

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