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Songs for Lincoln

Journalist and musician Anne Enslow says the availability of pianos and cheap printing techniques made the mid-19th-century the heyday of parlor music. She collaborated with her husband Ridley Enslow and pianist Jacqueline Schwab on the new compact disc Music for Abraham Lincoln: Campaign Songs, Civil War Tunes, Laments for a President. She spoke with Eight Forty-Eight's Richard Steele.

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