JENNIFER PAULL continues her
investigation of musical and theatrical masks
<< Continued from Part 1
We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.
-- Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Ann Johnson, 1928), poet, civil rights activist, dancer, film producer, film director, television producer, playwright, author and actress
Today, we are all very aware of the influence of folk music upon composers. But what exactly qualifies as folk music? The boundary lines of geography and race are often shrouded in suffering and strong emotion. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) originally entitled the third movement of his first symphony, Funeral March after Caillot, apparently nodding at a satirical painting of a hunter being wheeled out of their forest by its animals upon a funeral bier...
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