Summon the Heroes!

Summon the Heroes!

ARTSEDGE: The Kennedy Center's Arts Education Network

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Throughout the ages, composers have celebrated the accomplishments of famous heroes through music. What does a hero “sound” like? Get ready to find out! This multi-part audio series is part of the NSO’s Young People’s Concert: Summon the Heroes at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. Listen to rousing marches by composers Aaron Copland and John Williams, and hear heroes caringly remembered in moving tributes by George Walker, Edward Elgar, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Richard Strauss.
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Throughout the ages, composers have celebrated the accomplishments of famous heroes through music. What does a hero “sound” like? Get ready to find out! This multi-part audio series is part of the NSO’s Young People’s Concert: Summon the Heroes at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. Listen to rousing marches by composers Aaron Copland and John Williams, and hear heroes caringly remembered in moving tributes by George Walker, Edward Elgar, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Richard Strauss.
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In Depth: A Lincoln Portr...

22 Oct 2012 | 03 mins 11 secs

In Depth: A Lincoln ...

22 Oct 2012 | 03 mins 11 secs

Matching Game

12 Oct 2012 | 04 mins 05 secs

Matching Game

12 Oct 2012 | 04 mins 05 secs

Playing the Heartstrings

11 Oct 2012 | 03 mins 16 secs

Playing the Heartstr...

11 Oct 2012 | 03 mins 16 secs

Sound the Trumpets

09 Oct 2012 | 04 mins 25 secs

Sound the Trumpets

09 Oct 2012 | 04 mins 25 secs

Strike Up the Band

05 Oct 2012 | 06 mins 17 secs

Strike Up the Band

05 Oct 2012 | 06 mins 17 secs

Sounds Like a Hero

28 Sep 2012 | 12 mins 47 secs

Sounds Like a Hero

28 Sep 2012 | 12 mins 47 secs