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Music Library Exhibit/Reception 10/28 4pm-6pm

*Please join us for an opening reception in the Music Library* Thursday October 28th, 4-6pm

Encountering the Other in the Music Library’s Special Collections on display through January 13th, 2011

The Gilmore Music Library’s vast Special Collections are renowned for their strong emphasis on Western music. Embedded within the collections, however, are historical encounters with music outside of the Western classical canon.

In this exhibit, the music of “the Other” comes to us from a variety of sources: early voyages of discovery, the impetus to incorporate ethnic and indigenous traditions into art music, and the portrayal of racial identity in American music.

Visit the exhibit website: www.encounteringtheother.wordpress.com