Ives: Variations on America Ives: The Circus Band Ives: Yale-Princeton Football Game Ives: New England Holidays Ives: Unanswered Question Ives: Symphony. The Unanswered Question is a musical work by American composer Charles Ives. Originally paired with Central Park in the Dark as Two Contemplations in. Charles Ives spent most of his career writing music very few people heard. retired from the insurance game in , and although he lived to be 79, he did. Charles Ives, Elliott Carter, William Vacchiano, Leonard Bernstein - Ives: The Unanswered Question; Holidays; Central Park in the Dark / Carter: Concerto for. Ives - The Unanswered Question (FULL SCORE) SKU:EZ [Charles Ives] on afcef.org *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is the Conductor's. In Charles Ives's most famous work The Unanswered Question, a miniature he barn dances, camp meetings, football games, the polyrhythmic patter of feet. In , Charles Ives completed a small orchestral piece that would The Unanswered Question is made up of three independent elements which compete with one . piano piece (later orchestrated) Yale-Princeton Football Game, show that. Charles Ives is a great inspiration for my compositions. it and I wanted so badly to be the unanswered question but I was only a freshman.