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Sunday, July 03, 2011

(photo: David Garland)

For the 4th of July weekend, here's a range of music sparked by the spirit of American independence. Host David Garland presents iconoclastic composers and visionaries who both tap into American musical traditions, and pioneer new modes of expression. Included are Woody Guthrie, Charles Ives, John Coltrane, The Beach Boys, Harry Partch, and more.

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Comments [1]

Haritini Kanthou from Washington Heights, Manhattan

Truly arresting sequence of music selections -- John Fahey and John Coltrane fit right in with the mist hanging over the Pallisades. Thank you.

Jul. 03 2011 08:25 PM

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