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Charles Ives:

About Charles Ives

The music that Charles Ives wrote was greatly influenced by his father, George. From the time he was a kid, Ives heard his father experiment with sound. George Ives always told Charlie to "stretch his ears," and Charlie did that with every piece of music he wrote.

Music heard in this episode:

Ives: Country Band March
Ives: Concord Sonata
Ives: Variations on America
Ives: The Circus Band
Ives: Yale-Princeton Football Game
Ives: New England Holidays
Ives: Unanswered Question
Ives: Symphony #2
Ives: Three Places in New England

Learn more about Charles Ives

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This Week's Quiz

Charles Ives grew up in what state?

 New York

 Rhode Island

 Connecticut

 Virginia

 Washington

What was Charles Ives first paying job?

 Paperboy

 Gardener

 Store Clerk

 Organist

 Teacher

Besides music, what other activity did Charles love?

 Art

 Sports

 Dance

 Puzzles

 Games

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Charles Ives:

About Charles Ives

The music that Charles Ives wrote was greatly influenced by his father, George. From the time he was a kid, Ives heard his father experiment with sound. George Ives always told Charlie to "stretch his ears," and Charlie did that with every piece of music he wrote.

Music heard in this episode:

Ives: Country Band March
Ives: Concord Sonata
Ives: Variations on America
Ives: The Circus Band
Ives: Yale-Princeton Football Game
Ives: New England Holidays
Ives: Unanswered Question
Ives: Symphony #2
Ives: Three Places in New England

Learn more about Charles Ives

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Charles Ives grew up in what state?

 New York

 Rhode Island

 Connecticut

 Virginia

 Washington

What was Charles Ives first paying job?

 Paperboy

 Gardener

 Store Clerk

 Organist

 Teacher

Besides music, what other activity did Charles love?

 Art

 Sports

 Dance

 Puzzles

 Games

 

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