Stephen Foster http://wrti.org en Song of America: Sunday June 24th at 5pm on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/song-america-sunday-june-24th-5pm-encore <p>Join Thomas Hampson for a program showcasing the songs of Stephen Foster. &quot;Stephen Foster&#39;s music is the trunk of the tree of American song, sturdy with songs we love to sing,&quot; says Hampson. In this program he interviews Ken Emerson,&nbsp; author of <em>Doo-Dah! Stephen Foster and the Rise of American Popular Culture</em>. They&#39;ll explore Foster&#39;s music, the varied artistic roots he drew from, and the musical branches that grew from his work.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:28:40 +0000 Jack Moore 4029 at http://wrti.org Song of America: Sunday June 24th at 5pm on ENCORE!