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Folle Journée 2014 American musics « From the Canyons to the Stars »

Posted by Nantes Tourism Office

from 24 to 26 january in the Pays de la Loire and then  from January 29th to February 2nd in Nantes,

Theme is « American music from 1860 ». The history of art music in the United States is deeply entwined with popular culture, especially traditional American songs. America was also to become a land of exile for many composers fleeing the totalitarian regimes of Germany and Russia. Indeed, from the early 20th century, the country was the main destination for Jewish people and political opponents seeking asylum from the oppression and persecution that was taking place in Europe. Besides re-discover the musics composed for Hollywood.