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Sheet Music & World War I

  • Ashleigh at Lansdowne 44124 Woodridge Parkway Leesburg, VA, 20176 United States (map)

This program uses sheet music from the early 20th century to examine the evolution of national sentiment during the Great War. From anti-war songs "(“I Didn’t Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier”) to those bolstering support of the war effort "(“Over There”), it is clear that songs are more than a form of entertainment; they are cultural touchstones used to convey ideas, inspire patriotism, reward sacrifice, and encourage loyalty.

Earlier Event: September 25
Wine Tasting