A 'Difficult' Composer: Milton Babbitt at 90

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To celebrate the 90th birthday of American composer Milton Babbitt, Fred Child talks with Babbitt about his reputation as a "difficult" composer, and about his love of Broadway musicals. Also, soprano Judith Bettina sings a song Babbitt wrote for a musical comedy.

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