Judson Memorial Church, NYC, July 8th, 2012.
The seven D strings reference, I read, was to fiddles tuned to DDAD, plus one for Molly.
‘Stimulus funding’ – don’t know why that was said defiantly.
That piece is very special to two people I know – both for sad and musical reasons.
One puzzle to me was the young woman in black in glasses sitting at the end of the row on our right facing the ensemble, she seemed thoroughly bored. Strange.
This was composed in the 80s about the tragedy of Civil War and apparently was used in the interlude of a PBS series on the Civil War: