Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Aaron Copland and Carlos Chávez (Photograph from the Library of Congress)
They were musical ambassadors for their two countries—sharing cross-border influences, supporting each other’s work, and building a lifelong friendship.
In the next hour, how Aaron Copland’s best-known orchestral works were shaped by his close ties with Mexican composer Carlos Chávez—becoming a driving force in the music of both.
February 18, 2023
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