Composer Explorer

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An interactive journey through time featuring composers and the events of the day.

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We highlight the contributions of women to the history of music.

We highlight the contributions of Spanish and Latin American composers.

We focus on those who wrote music for the human voice throughout history.

During the time of slavery in the United States, many slaves escaped to go north and seek their freedom. Listen to some of the songs that helped the slaves escape to the north, as well as others that celebrate freedom.

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