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"What About This American Music?"

Monday, October 28, 2013

From the May, 1944 WQXR Program guide:

Roy Harris, who is well known to our audience, is a Westerner by birth and upbringing. He resides in Colorado Springs, where he holds the post of Composer-in-Residence to Colorado College. Rated by such publications as Time, Life and The Christian Science Monitor as "America's Leading Symphonic Composer," Harris has written six symphonies and a great deal of choral and chamber music. He has been recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Because National Music Week is celebrated this month, we asked Mr. Harris to write about American music and we feel sure his opinions will arouse your interest in contemporary composers.

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The State Of American Music Is ___.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Join us tonight at 8 p.m. (Tuesday, Feb. 12) for a live warm-up conversation about the State of American Music.

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The State Of American Music Is _______.

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Join us at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 for a live warm-up conversation about the State of American Music.

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