Song: Mirror of the World
Program 6
Forging a National Consciousness

Program 6: Forging a National Consciousness

Song: Mirror of the World Radio Series
Program 6: Forging a National Consciousness

Beginning in 1848, the Year of Revolution, this program explores the role of song as a unifying cultural force in the face of vital political struggles. With the folksongs of their homelands ringing in their ears, composers from Brahms to Duparc, from Mahler to Mussorgsky, took up the torch of nationalism at a moment when worlds were colliding.

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Host & Artistic Director:
Thomas Hampson

Co-Produced by the Hampsong Foundation and The WFMT Radio Network

Production Team:
Executive Producers: Thomas Hampson & Steve Robinson (The WFMT Radio Network)
Audio Producer: Carolyn Paulin (The WFMT Radio Network)
Coordinating Producer: Miriam Lewin
Project Manager: Christie Finn
Writer for Forging a National ConsciousnessHeather Platt, Ball State University

Song listings with composer / poet, performers, CD label, and CD number are listed below.

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