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All-American Music: Behind the Scenes with Porgy and Bess

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Creator:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-03-22T21:23:31.000Z
Video Title:
All-American Music: Behind the Scenes with Porgy and Bess
Description:
The Washington National Opera (WNO) and the museum discuss the upcoming production of Porgy and Bess at the Kennedy Center, including its complex artistic and historical legacy. The program includes a panel discussion, multimedia presentation, and vocal performances by cast members. Participants include Dwight Blocker Bowers, curator of American Entertainment History; Fath Davis Ruffins, curator of African American History and Culture; John Mauceri, conductor; Rita Tikador, WNO assistant artistic director; Morenike Fadayoni, WNO actress (Bess); Eric Owens, WNO actor (Porgy); and Jermaine Smith, WNO actor (Sporting Life).
Views:
720
Video Duration:
1 hr 32 min 54 sec
Topic:
American History
Youtube Category:
Education
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YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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