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Hidden in Plain View: Meanings in American Music

Music and Meaning

Lecture #1: Music As Metaphor, Chapter 1

April 24, 2011
Sanders Theatre – Harvard University

In this chapter, Wynton introduces his ‘Me vs. You’ and ‘Us vs. Y’all’ vs. ‘All of Us’ contention, and argues that music has the significant power to bring us together and evoke moods and memories.