What to Listen for in Music: American Composers of the 1940s
This four-part series surveys American composers from the 1940s: Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, Richard Rodgers, Samuel Barber, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, and more.
- Jan. 10 - Feb. 7, 2005
- Terrace Gallery
- 90 minutes
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Session I: The New Accent of American Symphonic Music: Aaron Copland
Session II: The Influence of the University: Walter Piston, Roger Sessions, Virgil Thomson, and Roy Harris
Session III: Music in Wartime: Mark Blitzstein, Richard Rodgers, and Robert Kurka
Session IV: America’s Versatility: Samuel Barber, William Schuman, Cole Porter, and Duke Ellington
Sold as a series only. To order tickets, please call (202) 416-8500.