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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Derrick Spiva Jr.

Derrick Spiva, Jr., composer Photo: Hannah Arista

What do we mean when we say "American classical music?" Composer Derrick Spiva sought to answer that question in the form of a string quartet. On today's show, hear music that draws on the musical traditions that reflect our multicultural American society: American Mirror by Derrick Spiva Jr.

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