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Saturday, August 30, 2014 Permalink

The New York Connection

New York skyline, with Chrysler Building in foreground


For more than a century, American composers have paid tribute to New York City—its tall buildings, crowds, traffic, noise, energy--and the diversity of the people who live and work there.

In this hour, a celebration of the Big Apple in works by Gershwin, Carpenter, Copland, Bernstein and more.