Classical Music to Celebrate the 4th of July
This 4th of July, celebrate Independence Day with great classical music.
This 4th of July, celebrate Independence Day with great classical music. Our playlist contains a diverse collection of great songs by classical composers celebrating the many aspects and communities that comprise America.
- traditional Independence Day fireworks classics like Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, The Stars and Stripes Forever, and the 1812 Overture
- unusual takes on American patriotic songs, like Ives' Variations on America and Vieuxtemps' violin variations on "Yankee Doodle"
- music celebrating the African American experience from William Grant Still, Leontyne Price, Adolphus Hailstork, and others
- contemporary works by John Williams, Frank Ticheli, and more
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