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Celebrate Independence Day with these American music icons

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From "America the Beautiful" to "Yankee Doodle Dandy," and from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein to John Philip Sousa, celebrate the music icons that define American musical history. Our two-minute audio specials have been produced specifically for Independence Day.

LISTEN Celebrating America: Yankee Doodle Dandy

LISTEN Celebrating America: John Philip Sousa

LISTEN Celebrating America: Aaron Copland

LISTEN Celebrating America: Leonard Bernstein

LISTEN Celebrating America: America the Beautiful