June 12, 2013, 6:30pm

Excursus IV: Music Lessons

Music Lessons Poster

After World War II, children’s music education became a site of aesthetic experimentation, and its traces in videos and records continue to inspire today’s musicians. Jesse Pires, program curator at International House, and Ben Graves of Toys & Techniques discussed why making bird sounds, dancing under huge parachutes, and pretending to be a tree are all good things.

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