Folksongs of Illinois a comprehensive CD series that documents — for the first time — the folk, multi-ethnic, and vernacular music traditions of Illinois from 1800 to 1950.
This segment will air as part of Voices: A Collection of Illinois Stories, a radio series produced in partnership with 98.7WFMT, Chicago’s Classical Experience, will air November – December, 2007.
This segment repeats on Saturday, December 29th at 6:05 AM. Each segment can also be heard, as they air, via WFMT’s enhanced web streaming and will be archived for on-demand listening at wfmt.com.
Voices is an eight-part radio series that features programs funded and created by the IHC. It is underwritten by the Illinois Humanities Council. The series was produced and reported by Anne Glickman for the WFMT Radio Network, and edited and mixed in the studios of 98.7WFMT.
For more information, please contact Phoebe Stein Davis at 312.422.5580.