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Ives was not the only composer to put borrowed tunes in his music. Many classical composers used folk music in the pieces they wrote.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KVLU, WQXR, and KUHF


  • Added: Jun 18, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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In his Country Band March Ives combined a tune that he wrote with bits and pieces of many other popular and folk tunes.

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Jun 18, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Music that is so famous by itself that you could forget it is part of an opera.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KVLU, WQXR, and KUHF


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Denyce Graves talks to host Naomi Lewin about her career as an opera singer.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KVLU, WQXR, and KUHF


  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Tritsch-Tratsch is Austrian slang for "chit-chat." More music that portrays conversation -- and more.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, WQXR, KVLU, and KUHF


  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Composers who imitated battles with their music.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KVLU, KUHF, and WQXR


  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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An introduction to a dance from the Polish court, the Polonaise.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KVLU, KUHF, and WQXR


  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Mar 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Haydn was one of several composers who wrote national anthems and other patriotic songs for their countries.

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 4
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How the minuet started as a dance at the French court and found its way into symphonies, operas, plays, and ballets.

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Haydn wasn't the first person to compose symphonies, but he did help the symphony to grow up as a musical form.

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: At Common Fence Music, it's bring your own picnic basket and bottle of wine. At the Gathering of Fiddlers & Fishermen, on stage are, from left, Ed McGuirl, Mike Fischman and MC Jacob Haller., Credit: Rhonda J. Miller
While America continues to grieve over the massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut and search for w...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 04:07

  • Added: Jan 23, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Classical music that is such a big part of a movie that the two have become linked forever.

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 5
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An Explanation and Sampling of Ragtime Music.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KVLU, WQXR, and KUHF


  • Added: Jan 23, 2013
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 4