“Music in Salem During the Civil War; Was It, or Wasn’t It?”
Donna Rothrock, Ph.D. Archie K. Davis Center, Winston-Salem, NC.
Episode 17 – October 9, 2014
Music in Salem During the Civil War; Was It, or Wasn’t It? Discussion of the state of music in the church and in the community during the Civil War, 1861-1865. The increased role of women musicians is documented. The impact of valved instruments changed the interest in bands. The change in secular culture is noted.