Morning Glories: Fourth of July

Fields and MountainsMPR photo/Nate Ryan

June 29, 2015

Music that's evocative of serene plains, soaring mountains, community gatherings, raucous dancing... just a few of the many hallmarks of the uniquely American sound. In anticipation of the Fourth of July holiday this weekend, we'll hear five works by American composers.

Monday

Lowell Lieberman: Flute Concerto

Tuesday

Ned Rorem: Symphony No. 3

Wednesday

Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto

Thursday

Virgil Thomson: Symphony on a Hymn Tune

Friday

Mark O'Connor: String Quartet No. 2 "Bluegrass"