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Notre Dame London Global Gateway, campus partners, launch new program exploring London through song

Author: Joanna Byrne

The Notre Dame London Global Gateway, along with six partners from across the University of Notre Dame campus, has launched the next in the London Book Club series, an interactive, educational enrichment program featuring Notre Dame’s expert faculty. The program, entitled “London in Song,” is led by Ian Newman, Assistant Professor of English and Fellow of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. “As one of the central nodes of the global entertainment industry, London has a long and complex relationship to song, and much can be learned about the cultural life of the city through its song cultures,” said Newman. “‘London In Song’ explores the history of London by examining the popular music that it inspired.”

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A New Recording from Professor Stephen Lancaster

Author: Noelle Elliott

Music Department faculty member Stephen Lancaster, baritone, and French fortepianist Laure Colladant collaborated on a newly released recording of Schumann’s Dichterliebe and Liederkreis, Op. 39 on the Blue Griffin label. Recorded in the salon of the seventeenth century Château du Tertre in Sérigny, France, this intimate recording of Schumann's beloved song cycles features a rare, early nineteenth century Filippo Molitor fortepiano.…

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