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American Classical Music in the 19th Century

American Classical Music in the 19th Century
8 years, 5 months ago This segment looks at some little-known stories about American Classical music like the role of Cuba in Classical Music and the American who made "Carmen" a hit. NPR's Miles Hoffman continues to lead us through the development of a uniquely American take ... This segme

American Classical Music in the 20th Century

American Classical Music in the 20th Century
8 years, 5 months ago Continuing our musical journey into the through the 20th Century, this segment explores how America took its place as force in the world of classical music; not so much through its experimental work but through the music of Hollywood movies. Miles Hoffman ... Continuing

Where American Classical Music Started

Where American Classical Music Started
8 years, 5 months ago While Europe was alive with new, sophisticated works by Vivaldi, Bach, and Handel, America was a backwater. If you looked for classical music in the early days of America, you'd be hard-pressed to find it, even in the big cities and the centers of wealth, ... While Euro