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Inheriting America’s Musical Traditions

Lecture no. 1 from the course: America's Musical Heritage

Inheriting America’s Musical Traditions

Taught by Professor Anthony Seeger | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses

Use classic children’s music—everything from jump rope rhymes to lullabies—as a fascinating window into America’s musical traditions and how they open up a plethora of musical doors and memories. Also, get an introduction to some of the many incredible treasures contained in the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings series.