Inside our American special issue...


The A to Z of American Music

The legends and landscapes that shaped a nation's heritage

10 great American masterpieces

Chosen by Steve Reich, Jennifer Higdon, Nico Muhly, Joan Tower, and more...

A Bolivian adventure

Baroque gems rediscovered

Appalachian Spring

We reveal the best recordings of Copland's masterpiece

John Wilson

The conductor talks to James Naughtie about Broadway, Bernstein and life on the podium

Plus, on your free cover CD...

John Adams Shaker Loops

Steve Reich The Desert Music (text available here)

Sleeve notes by Terry Blain

Click here to download the inlay for this month's CD.

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