Composer http://wunc.org en Researcher Documents The Use Of Music In War http://wunc.org/post/researcher-documents-use-music-war <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">World War II was fought not only with guns and bombs but also with strings, brass, and percussion. </span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;">The American government used classical music as part of the war effort to demonstrate the cultural dominance of the Allies. The military also used songs to rally American troops. </span></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:02:34 +0000 Adija Manley, Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 20758 at http://wunc.org Researcher Documents The Use Of Music In War New Music Incorporates Stories Of North Carolina Jews http://wunc.org/post/new-music-incorporates-stories-north-carolina-jews <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The <a href="http://jhfnc.org/">Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina</a> has been collecting the stories of the state's Jews for years. Now, those recorded interviews are part of an original musical composition - "<a href="http://sites.duke.edu/downhomecantata/">Down Home: The Cantata</a>." Thu, 16 May 2013 16:40:02 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson & Frank Stasio 15466 at http://wunc.org New Music Incorporates Stories Of North Carolina Jews Why Professional Wrestling Has Such Great Music http://wunc.org/post/why-professional-wrestling-has-such-great-music <p><a href="http://fds.duke.edu/db/aas/music/grad/paul.swartzel" style="line-height: 1.5;">Paul Swartzel</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has always been a fan of professional wrestling. It all goes back to North Carolina’s own Nature Boy </span>Ric<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Flair and his delightful entrance music: “Thus </span>Spake<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Zarathustra.”</span></p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 13:52:00 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 14921 at http://wunc.org Why Professional Wrestling Has Such Great Music Composer Stephen Jaffe Honored http://wunc.org/post/composer-stephen-jaffe-honored <p>When <a href="http://www.duke.edu/%7Esjaffe/" target="_blank">Stephen Jaffe</a> was a child, his parents forbade him and his siblings from pursuing a career in music. Now all three are professional musicians, and Jaffe is being inducted in the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 15:07:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 5082 at http://wunc.org Composer Stephen Jaffe Honored