May 9, 2019
Charles Ives was one of the most innovative, dynamic, creative, and underrated American composers. Described as half Huck Finn, half Thomas Jefferson, Ives tackled a dizzying array of styles in his music, from avant-garde music 50 years ahead of its time, to joyous explorations of American folk music, and much more. This week we'll give you a little tour of some of Ives' most representative works, from his Second Symphony, to the Concord Sonata. Take a giant leap into Ives' music - you won't regret it!