Ives Complete Organ Music Birthday Bash

Ives Complete Organ Music Birthday Bash
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Ives Complete Organ Music Birthday Bash
Letter by The Charles Ives Society :
Dear Friends,
I’m writing to invite you to celebrate Charles Ives’s birthday, Saturday October 20, 2012 by joining the worldwide Ives Complete Organ Music Birthday Bash (ICOMBB), also celebrating the new publication of his COMPLETE ORGAN MUSIC. The book includes many unfamiliar Ives organ works, as well as critical editions of Variations on „America“ in both the original 1892 version and the familiar 1949 E. Power Biggs edition.

To participate, simply schedule a performance of part or all of the book on Ives’s birthday. We plan to make lots of noise on this special day, so please forward this invitation to your friends, colleagues, and make internet announcements, to help the party go viral.

Please feel free to publicize your events and everyone else’s, upload to YouTube, and let us know concert info c/o ddorff at presser.com. The complete list will be publicized to the media and available for all other organizations to share and announce.

There are no rules or protocols, just a global birthday party celebrating Ives and his organ music. The publication is now available from the shopping cart at www.presser.com.

For more information, contact: Daniel Dorff – VP, Publishing, Theodore Presser Company, 588 N. Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406

Gayle Sherwood Magee
Associate Professor, Musicology
School of Music
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

President, The Charles Ives Society