State of the Arts

Min Kwon's America/Beautiful

Clip: Season 39 Episode 7 | 10m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

Korean-born American classical pianist Min Kwon asked 70 very different composers to create variations on the familiar song “America the Beautiful,” originally composed in 1882 by the music director of Grace Church in Newark, NJ. America/Beautiful is now a streaming series, with over 6 hours of new music recorded to date. Kwon describes the project as representing a "United Composers of America."

Aired: 07/24/21

Rating: NR

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