Monday, April 17, 2017

MUSIC - "In America"

"Inspired by internment camp history, students write a musical work and hear echoes of today" PBS NewsHour 4/13/2017


SUMMARY:  A California high school is using song to examine a painful chapter in U.S. history.  “In America” is an oratorio composed by students at Van Nuys High School, with help from the Los Angeles Master Chorale, that reflects on the experiences of Japanese-Americans who were forced to leave their homes for internment camps during World War II.  Jeffrey Brown reports from Los Angeles.

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