As part of their American Music Festival, WNYC staff pick their favorite recordings of American music. A sampling:
- Sarah Fishko: Antheil Plays Antheil.
- Margaret Juntwait: Conlon Nancarrow. Studies for Player Piano.
- Leonard Lopate: Thelonius Monk. Mysterioso.
- Margo McLean: Leontyne Price Sings Barber.
- John Schaefer: The Velvet Underground and Nico.
- Irene Trudel: The Mothers of Invention. We're Only In It for the Money.
- Janet Waggener: The Chamber Music of Aaron Copland.