The Singing Irish: A History of the Notre Dame Glee Club

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The Singing Irish: A History of the Notre Dame Glee Club

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In The Singing Irish, Michael Alan Anderson brings to life the rich history and traditions of the Notre Dame Glee Club. Replete with nearly three hundred images, the stunning large-format book examines the early history of the ensemble before 1915, its robust membership, rehearsal and concert customs, and the contributions of its conductors through the decades. Anderson interviewed dozens of Glee Club alumni going back to the early 1940s to narrate the vibrant story of the group, while assembling a wealth of documents that detail the activities undertaken–and impressions made–by this extraordinary musical ensemble. The group s famous appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show in the early 1950s marked the height of the Glee Club s visibility; however, the ensemble continues to sell out concerts on national and international tours, having traveled to nearly every state in the United States and numerous countries in Europe, Asia, and Central America. Through its eclectic repertoire and p