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Charles Ives:

American Hymns in Classical Music

Charles Ives loved to put hymns into his music. Several other composers borrowed hymn tunes; here are several examples from 20th Century American compositions.

Music heard in this episode:

Ives: Symphony No. 4
Ives: Violin Sonata No. 1
Joseph P. Webster: In the Sweet Bye and Bye
Ives: Second Orchestral Set
Schuman: New England Triptych
Billings: Chester
Traditional: How Firm a Foundation
Thomson: Symphony on a Hymn Tune
Elder Joseph Brackett: Simple Gifts
Copland: Appalachian Spring

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Marching Through the Country Band March
About Charles Ives
Folk Tunes in Classical Music

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This Week's Quiz

Which composer used singers in a symphony?

 Mendelssohn

 Beethoven

 Mozart

 Haydn

 Copland

Name one of Ives' favorite hymn tunes.

 In the Sweet Bye and Bye

 Watchman, Tell Us of the Night

 Ode to Joy

 How Firm a Foundation

 Amazing Grace

Aaron Copland borrowed Simple Gifts from what religious group?

 Methodists

 Baptists

 Catholics

 Pilgrims

 Shakers

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Charles Ives:

American Hymns in Classical Music

Charles Ives loved to put hymns into his music. Several other composers borrowed hymn tunes; here are several examples from 20th Century American compositions.

Music heard in this episode:

Ives: Symphony No. 4
Ives: Violin Sonata No. 1
Joseph P. Webster: In the Sweet Bye and Bye
Ives: Second Orchestral Set
Schuman: New England Triptych
Billings: Chester
Traditional: How Firm a Foundation
Thomson: Symphony on a Hymn Tune
Elder Joseph Brackett: Simple Gifts
Copland: Appalachian Spring

More shows about Charles Ives

Marching Through the Country Band March
About Charles Ives
Folk Tunes in Classical Music

Learn more about Charles Ives

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which composer used singers in a symphony?

 Mendelssohn

 Beethoven

 Mozart

 Haydn

 Copland

Name one of Ives' favorite hymn tunes.

 In the Sweet Bye and Bye

 Watchman, Tell Us of the Night

 Ode to Joy

 How Firm a Foundation

 Amazing Grace

Aaron Copland borrowed Simple Gifts from what religious group?

 Methodists

 Baptists

 Catholics

 Pilgrims

 Shakers

 

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