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Part II: David's Song for Julia

from The Making of Americans by Anthony Gatto

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David Hersland’s Song for Julia concerning her marriage to Alfred.
Julia and her Mother make wedding preparations; Gertrude Stein tells a
story about the groom.
Each kind of them has in them their own way of eating or drinking or
loving… (Alfred Hersland, groom)
Resisting is like attacking, often as I am saying. (Julia Dehning, bride)


from The Making of Americans, released August 7, 2020


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Anthony Gatto Brooklyn, New York

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Anthony Gatto has developed a diverse body of music, often informed by literary and visual arts, exploring alternative narrative modes and structures. His cross-media works include the music and libretto for Wise Blood, after the novel Flannery O'Connor, and The Making of Americans, after the novel by Gertrude Stein. ... more

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