Symphony No. 4 - Ives
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The best American classical music
6. Symphony No. 4 - Ives
He's now regarded of one of America's finest musical exports, but Ives' music was largely ignored during his lifetime. Listen to his music and you'll find hints of American folk songs, ballads, marches and hymns, as well as a few jazzy moments - but his far-reaching Symphony No. 4 is one of his defining works.