Book Talk on "Musical Maryland" - For this private gathering David discusses and takes questions on his book, co-authored with Elizabeth Schaaf (former archivist for the Peabody Institute) with contributions by William Biehl: Musical Maryland: A History of Song and Performance from the Colonial Period to the Age of Radio. Dr. Hildebrand discusses, performs related music, and takes questions on this book, which covers rich and varied stories of colonial concerts, band music in early Baltimore, folk songs of railroad workers and the establishment of the Peabody Conservatory and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Musical Maryland was officially published by Johns Hopkins University Press on Sept. 14, 2017 (the 203rd Anniversary of F.S. Key observing "the dawn's early light"). This book is available for purchase directly through the Johns Hopkins University Press website, or here on the Colonial Music Institute website.