Program of the American Corner for 19 February

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Tuesday, 19 February, 6 pm

“Let Me Convert Your Soul”

The Story of American Blues Presenter: Abbey McDaniel, ISEP Exchange Student at the University of Debrecen from Kennesaw State University, GeorgiaThis presentation will go over some of the key aspects of blues music and culture including: African Influences on the Blues sound, Rural Blues vs. Urban Blues, Female presence in Blues music, Standard 12-bar Blues form, The “deal with the devil” myth and the story of Robert Johnson at the Crossroads, The spread of the blues across the U.S. and overseas.

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