Broadside ballads > Conference

On 23 january 2004 a conference about broadside ballads took place in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the National Library of the Netherlands. There were five lectures an a number of performances by several singers and musicians. Old songs like ‘Sister’ and 'Behind the old cloister’ resounded in the modern library auditorium.
Highlight of the day was the opening of the website and the presentation of the cd by cabaret performer Freek de Jonge.

On the website of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands, you can still hear and see the lectures and the music of the conference.
Go visit that page.

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