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Charles Ives:

Marching Through the Country Band March

Charles Ives wrote the Country Band March about amateur musicians -- people who make music for the love of it. In the Country Band March Ives combines a tune that he wrote with bits and pieces of many other popular and folk tunes. See how many of them you can recognize.

Music heard in this episode:

Ives: Country Bank March
Traditional Folk Tune: The Girl I Left Behind Me

Learn more about Charles Ives

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This Week's Quiz

How many popular or folk tunes can be found in The Country Band March?

 15

 8

 25

 4

 12

What word describes musicians who make music for the love of it?

 Student

 Amateur

 Beginning

 Professional

 Retired

In the Country Band March, Ives uses an instrument that is related to the fife. What is it?

 Violin

 Oboe

 Trumpet

 Piccolo

 Tuba

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Charles Ives:

Marching Through the Country Band March

Charles Ives wrote the Country Band March about amateur musicians -- people who make music for the love of it. In the Country Band March Ives combines a tune that he wrote with bits and pieces of many other popular and folk tunes. See how many of them you can recognize.

Music heard in this episode:

Ives: Country Bank March
Traditional Folk Tune: The Girl I Left Behind Me

Learn more about Charles Ives

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

How many popular or folk tunes can be found in The Country Band March?

 15

 8

 25

 4

 12

What word describes musicians who make music for the love of it?

 Student

 Amateur

 Beginning

 Professional

 Retired

In the Country Band March, Ives uses an instrument that is related to the fife. What is it?

 Violin

 Oboe

 Trumpet

 Piccolo

 Tuba

 

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