Grant Wood http://iowapublicradio.org en "American Gothic" World Premiere Monday http://iowapublicradio.org/post/american-gothic-world-premiere-monday <p>Tune in Monday at 7PM&nbsp;to hear a musical high point of 2013: Orchestra Iowa's world premiere of "American Gothic," which it commissioned from composer Michael Daugherty. A Cedar Rapids native who has won international fame and multiple Grammy awards, Daugherty took his inspiration from the art of another Cedar Rapids native, Grant Wood. Orchestra Iowa is just now releasing a CD of the work, but you can re-audition the concert premiere on this Symphonies of Iowa rebroadcast, which also includes the Dvorak&nbsp;7th Symphony and Rachmaninoff's The Rock.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 21:42:53 +0000 Barney Sherman 34445 at http://iowapublicradio.org "American Gothic" World Premiere Monday The Woman in American Gothic http://iowapublicradio.org/post/woman-american-gothic <p>Grant Wood's sister, Nan, talks about the famous Iowa artist, and a fire at his studio that burned them both. The interview with Nan is held by the State Historical Society of Iowa,&nbsp;in Iowa City. Sounds from 1976, recorded in Cedar Rapids.</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2007 05:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 1963 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Woman in American Gothic