American Composers with a Boston Connection

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This week on Classics for Kids you’ll enjoy the music of composers who all have a Boston connection.

Music used within the program:

Leonard Bernstein: Candide, Overture

William Billings: "Chester"

William Billings: "When Jesus Wept"

George Whitefield Chadwick: "Hobgoblin"

John Knowles Paine: Symphony No. 2

Arthur Foote: Rigaudon

Edward MacDowell: "Forest Spirits"

Amy Beach: "Fireflies"

Walter Piston: Incredible Flutist, Finale

John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine