Episode #6: 4 October, 2020. Debra opens her composer’s toolbox to explore a technique called “Patchworking,” especially in works by Charles Ives (1874-1954). (33 mins)

Recommended Listening: 

  • “Three Places in New England” composed by Charles Ives — specifically the 2nd movement “Putnam’s Camp, Redding Connecticut.” Recorded excerpts from “Howard Hanson Conducts American Masterworks” 2004 (re-release).

Additional Recording Excerpts in this Podcast:

  • Theme (from “Jaws”), John Williams & London Symphony Orchestra. Williams Greatest Hits 1969-1999.
  • The Imperial march (from “The Empire Strikes Back”), John Williams & The Skywalker Symphony Orchestra. Williams Greatest Hits 1969-1999.
  • Bugler’s Dream/Olympic Fanfare, John Williams. Williams Greatest Hits 1969-1999.
  • On the Counter, Roberta Alexander, soprano & Tan Crone, piano. Charles Ives: Songs, 2005.
  • In Flanders Fields, Thomas Hampson, baritone & Craig Rutenberg, piano. Wondrous Free: Songs of America, 2009.