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Steel Hammer - Friday, November 20, 2009

Bang on a Can All-Stars with Trio Mediaeval

Friday, November 20, 2009 8:00 pm - Dekelboum Concert Hall

Steel Hammer is an event inspired by the stories and music of Appalachia. Composer Julia Wolfe, with the Bang on a Can All Stars and Trio Mediaeval perform works based on the tale of John Henry, and his fabled race against "the machine." Below are lists of recordings by the Bang on a Can All Stars and information on the rich musical history of the Appalachian mountain region:

  The American folktale of John Henry and his steel hammer   A list of recordings and scholarly studies of the music and culture of Appalachia   Recordings by the Bang on a Can All Stars   Recordings of works by composer Julia Wolfe