“October turned my maple’s leaves to gold…” ICAMus remembers Charles Ives on his birthday and recalls the highlights of the Center’s Ivesian events over the years.
Maple Leaves; poem by Thomas Bailey Aldrich, music by Charles Ives; No. 23 of Charles Ives, 114 Songs (1922). The beautiful autumnal feeling of a song, as we remember great American composer Charles Ives on his birthday (October 20, 1874). His music and his philosophy are endlessly innovative.