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AMS and Rock Hall Lecture Series with Joshua Duchan

Presented by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Library and Archives, Cleveland OH

May 17 2018
AMS and Rock Hall Lecture Series with Joshua Duchan

Joshua Duchan of Wayne State University joins us for a special lecture on Billy Joel.

Duchan describes his talk as follows: “This lecture addresses two kinds of places found in Billy Joel’s songs, geographical (specifically the American West and New York) and social or cultural (suburbia). Material drawn from several personal interviews with the composer informs the analyses of representative works, illustrating their connections to broader traditions in American music, such as the use of Tin Pan Alley forms and jazz harmonies in ‘New York State of Mind.’ Moreover, one finds,

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The Rock Hall’s Library & Archives is located at 2809 Woodland Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. The facility is at the corner of Woodland Avenue and East 30th Street, in a shared building with the Gill and Tommy LiPuma Center for Creative Arts of Tri-C. This is approximately two miles southeast of the Museum.


Free parking will be available in Lots 5 and 6 of the parking garage.  Metered parking spaces are also available on the street in front of the building or around the block.  Signage will be posted directing visitors to the event.

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2809 Woodland Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115

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