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AMERICAN BAYREUTH: The 1914 Peterborough Festival

Posted by: Cait Miller

The following is a guest post from Senior Music Reference Specialist Robin Rausch. For five days in August in 1914, thousands of people descended on the tiny village of Peterborough, New Hampshire to attend the fifth summer festival of music and drama produced by the Edward MacDowell Memorial Association.  Inaugurated in 1910, these annual festivals …