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  •  Thanks for this! (3+ / 0-)

    Sorry I got to it a little late. I'm completely unfamiliar with this stuff, but I have to confess I'm much more a fan of the Classical period, and a little of the Romantic, then I pretend nothing else happened after that in orchestral music besides a little Copeland... But I'll give this a try!

    -5.12, -5.23

    We are men of action; lies do not become us.

    by ER Doc on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 04:29:01 PM PST

    •  Copland? (1+ / 0-)
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      Try Charles Ives 4th Symphony, now that's reel 'murikan music!

      The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and those are ignorance, superstition, and incompetence. - Elbert Hubbard -9.62/-8.15

      by GustavMahler on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 10:50:56 PM PST

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      •  If we're going with Americans it's probably (0+ / 0-)

        no surprise that I gravitate toward Griffes.  Is there a more beautiful piece of American art music than this?

        Saint, n. A dead sinner revised and edited. - Ambrose Bierce

        by pico on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 12:53:34 PM PST

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