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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