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
Left to right: Aaron Copland, Nadia Boulanger, and Walter Piston, Boston, 1945.
She was a composer, a conductor—and the most influential music teacher of the 20th century.
Most notably, this austere French woman helped shape the careers of an impressive number of American composers—from Aaron Copland to Roy Harris, from Walter Piston to Virgil Thomson, from Philip Glass to Quincy Jones.
And, in terms of her influence, George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein, as well.
In this hour, the story of the remarkable, the unique...Nadia Boulanger.
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