Chapter 38

Ives was ahead of his time in that:
he used polytonality in his compositions.
America’s vernacular traditions also included music for brass bands
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Charles Ives was largely a patriotic composer.
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Ives’s music was not fully recognized in his own lifetime.
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Country Band March is arranged for:
large wind ensemble
Ives’s work Country Band March draws on a variety of traditional American tunes.
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Ives’s work Country Band March is in triple meter.
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The United States Marine Band has a history dating back to the eighteenth century.
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Adolphe Sax was a famous musical instrument inventor who revolutionized the key mechanisms on brass instruments.
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America’s most famous bandmaster was John Philip Sousa.
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The source of inspiration for Charles Ives’s music was rooted in the traditions of which region of America?
New England
One of Ives’s best-known works for piano is:
concord sonata
Charles Ives made a living as a
insurance salesman