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U of M To Research Music Of George & Ira Gershwin

September 23, 2013

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The University of Michigan has been given full access to the works and papers of legendary American composer/lyricist team George and Ira Gershwin for research. The brothers created "Porgy & Bess" the lauded American Opera which is regarded as one of the most important in American history. Associate Professor of Musicology and Co-director of the American Music Institute at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance at the University of Michigan, Mark Clague talks to The Craig Fahle Show about the brothers and U of M's upcoming studies.

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