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Charles Ives
Country Band March

About Charles Ives

The music that Charles Ives wrote was greatly influenced by his father, George. From the time he was a kid, Ives heard his father experiment with sound. George Ives always told Charlie to "stretch his ears," and Charlie did that with every piece of music he wrote.

Track list:
Ives: Country Band March
Ives: Concord Sonata
Ives: Variations on America
Ives: The Circus Band
Ives: Yale-Princeton Football Game
Ives: New England Holidays
Ives: Unanswered Question
Ives: Symphony #2
Ives: Three Places in New England

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Charles Ives grew up in what state?

New York

Rhode Island

Connecticut

Virginia

Washington


2.What was Charles Ives first paying job?

Paperboy

Gardener

Store Clerk

Organist

Teacher


3. Besides music, what other activity did Charles love?

Art

Sports

Dance

Puzzles

Games


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