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The War on Music: John Mauceri

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The War on Music: Reclaiming the Twentieth Century by John Mauceri

A new book looks at the history of classical music in the 20th century and the influence that World War I, world War II and the Cold War had on shaping the future of classical music. For this edition of In The Author's Voice, renowned conductor and musical scholar John Mauceri talks about his book – "The War on Music: Reclaiming the Twentieth Century," and his plea for reconsideration and reconciliation.

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Jeff Williams is the Associate Director for Radio and Station Manager for WSIU Radio. Jeff is a native of southern Illinois and has been in broadcasting for 30 years. After graduating with a degree in Radio-Television from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, he worked in radio and television news in Illinois, Indiana, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. before returning to WSIU Radio in 1997, as Morning Edition anchor/reporter. Jeff served as News Director from 2001 to 2015. He assumed Station Manager duties in 2004. WSIU is operated by Southern Illinois University Carbondale. It signed on the air in September 1958.