Classical 101 Archives For: April 6, 2015

American Symphonic Music Featured on Symphony @ 7

2, 2014

For the rest of the week, leading up to the Fourth of July on Friday, I’ll be featuring American composers on Symphony @ 7: Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, Alan Hovhaness and Don Gillis. I started on Tuesday with that American original Charles Ives and his early Symphony No. 2 from 1901.  It’s a relatively conventional [...]

What is Your Favorite Work by an American Composer?

John Knowles Paine (1839-1906)
July 2, 2014

Here are three American composers worth knowing better.