Episode of Series “The Rise of Modernism in Music 1890-1935”.
A profile of Charles Ives, one of America’s most important twentieth century composers, including interviews with composers Aaron Copland and Elliot Carter, performances by the Chilingirian String Quartet and BBC Symphony Orchestra, dramatised sequences of Ives childhood, an extract from Ives’ “Concord Sonata” played by John Kirkpatrick and filmed in Ives own studio.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)