The house in Redding, Ct., is up for sale and developers want to knock it down – unless a music-lover comes up with $1.5 million to save this prime piece of American cultural heritage. Anyone want to publish an open letter to President Obama?
This is what the developers want to demolish.
And this is the British composer Oliver Knussen playing Charles Ives’s piano, drawing tears from an Ives family member.
Pictures (c) Zoe Martlew/Lebrecht Music & Arts