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Leonard Bernstein:

American Composers with a Boston Connection

Leonard Bernstein grew up in the Boston area. Here are some more composers who spent time in and around that city.

Music heard in this episode:

Bernstein: Candide:Overture
Billings: Chester
Billings: When Jesus Wept
Chadwick: Hobgoblin
Paine: Symphony No. 2
Foote: Rigaudon
MacDowell: Forest Spirits
Beach: Fireflies
Piston: Incredible Flutist: Finale
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Learn more about Leonard Bernstein

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

William Billings wrote music during what war?

 Civil War

 War of 1812

 World War I

 Revolutionary War

 World War II

What is Americas oldest independent music school?

 Manhattan School of Music

 The Juilliard School

 New England Conservatory of Music

 Eastman School of Music

 The Curtis Institute of Music

Who was the first American music professor?

 John Knowles Paine

 Edward Macdowell

 Amy Beach

 Arthur Foote

 Walter Piston

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Leonard Bernstein:

American Composers with a Boston Connection

Leonard Bernstein grew up in the Boston area. Here are some more composers who spent time in and around that city.

Music heard in this episode:

Bernstein: Candide:Overture
Billings: Chester
Billings: When Jesus Wept
Chadwick: Hobgoblin
Paine: Symphony No. 2
Foote: Rigaudon
MacDowell: Forest Spirits
Beach: Fireflies
Piston: Incredible Flutist: Finale
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Learn more about Leonard Bernstein

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

William Billings wrote music during what war?

 Civil War

 War of 1812

 World War I

 Revolutionary War

 World War II

What is Americas oldest independent music school?

 Manhattan School of Music

 The Juilliard School

 New England Conservatory of Music

 Eastman School of Music

 The Curtis Institute of Music

Who was the first American music professor?

 John Knowles Paine

 Edward Macdowell

 Amy Beach

 Arthur Foote

 Walter Piston

 

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