Sunday, August 6th– Folk Music in the Era of Ives

Location: A private home in Ridgefield, CT. RSVP here and access the details!

Time: Doors open at 3, music starts approximately around 4.

Charles Ives was famous for quoting American folk songs in his music. The afternoon’s program features Ives’ music but also pieces by his contemporaries (with a cameo by J.S. Bach) in which they also used folk music in creative ways. Program to include:

Bela Bartok – Romanian Folk Dances 

J.S. Bach – Gavotte

Johannes Brahms – Piano Quintet in F Minor

Henry Cowell – Aeolian Harp

Antonin Dvorak  – String Quartet “American”

Charles Ives – TBD

Zoltan Kodaly – Duo for Violin and Cello

Florence Price – Five Folksongs in Counterpoint’

Maurice Ravel – Tzigane

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