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Note to You, A; Ruth Crawford Seeger


She had two sides to her personality, and two sides to her career. One the one hand, she was a collector. She collected and recorded folk music from the heart of America in the 1930’s. But on the other hand, she was a composer of innovative music for the concert stage. Judith Tick has written a prize-winning biography of Ruth Crawford Seeger and she’ll be Virginia Eskin’s guest this week on ANTY.

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Note to You, A
Ruth Crawford Seeger
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A Note To You continues to educate, amuse and delight as it has for more than three decades. Explore the fascinating world of music and composition with host Virginia Eskin as she vividly illustrates what harmony means, how rhythm makes a melody beautiful, and how cultural concerns shape music, in addition to sharing information and stories about the music itself. Produced in conjunction with Northeastern University, A Note To You has earned national and international recognition from such prestigious juries as the New York International Festivals, The Ohio State Awards, and the Armstrong Awards. A Note To You is distributed nationally by WGBH Radio.

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Series Description: Live performance radio program hosted by Bill Cavness.

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Chicago: “Note to You, A; Ruth Crawford Seeger,” 06/20/1999, GBH Archives, accessed February 23, 2024,
MLA: “Note to You, A; Ruth Crawford Seeger.” 06/20/1999. GBH Archives. Web. February 23, 2024. <>.
APA: Note to You, A; Ruth Crawford Seeger. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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