Mission Statement

The Charles Ives Society is a not-for-profit organization that was formed to stimulate public interest in the music of Charles Ives (1874-1954) and to include and encourage the performance, recording, and study of his work, and the publication of definitive editions. The Society's revenues come from contributions, grants, and investment income

Listening to Charles Ives

Check out J. Peter Burkholder's new book, Listening to Charles Ives: Variations on His America! Below you'll find links to purchase the book, an hour long discussion by Ives experts, as well as our own curated playlists of recordings to go along with the book, available on Spotify.


Watch discussion on Ives on YouTube
Listening guide playlists on Spotify
Purchase from Rowman & Littlefield

Charles & Harmony, 1946
Charles Ives, 1946
Charles & Harmony, 1909
Ives & Mullally at Yale
Stockbridge Bowl