Lecture-in-Song: Heaven, I’m in Heaven
July 14@3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EDT
Heaven, I’m in Heaven: The Sun, Moon, Stars, and Romance in American Popular Song
Presented by Fred Miller, pianist/singer/narrator
$15 member | $20 non-member | $10 student
Price includes Museum admission.
Pianist Fred Miller presents a musical and anecdotal overview of great American popular music inspired by the heavenly bodies, from Tin Pan Alley’s early days of Moon/Croon/June/Spoon to the sophisticated heights of American Pop’s heyday mid-twentieth century.
Image: Xavier J. Barile (American, born in Italy, 1891–1981), 42nd Street Nocturne, 1953. Oil on fabric: canvas mounted on paperboard. Smithsonian American Art Museum.