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January 10, 1931: The Debut of Charles Ives’s Three Places in New England

From: The WFMT Radio Network
Series: The Keeping Score Series: 13 Days When Music Changed Forever
Length: 59:00

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This work is performed for the first time to mild applause at a concert funded by the composer himself.  Mild applause, but Ives’s music was revolutionary.  Before him, American concert music was almost entirely based on European models.  After him, through Copland, Cage, and beyond, American “classical” music found its own voice.

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This work is performed for the first time to mild applause at a concert funded by the composer himself.  Mild applause, but Ives’s music was revolutionary.  Before him, American concert music was almost entirely based on European models.  After him, through Copland, Cage, and beyond, American “classical” music found its own voice.

Timing and Cues

In- Music In
Out- "...WFMT Radio Network."

Length- 58:59

Related Website

http://keepingscore.org