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Copland: 1900 Through 1942 Aaron Copland

Copland: 1900 Through 1942

Aaron Copland

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ISBN : 9780312011499
Paperback
402 pages
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Hailed as important, entertaining, and revealing, Copland: 1900 Through 1942 is the memoir of one of Americas most respected and loved musical pioneers. This is the story of a self-described brash young man from Brooklyn who went on to become aMoreHailed as important, entertaining, and revealing, Copland: 1900 Through 1942 is the memoir of one of Americas most respected and loved musical pioneers. This is the story of a self-described brash young man from Brooklyn who went on to become a founding father of serious American music with works that include Appalachian Spring, Lincoln Portrait, the movie scores for Of Mice and Men and Our Town, and numerous orchestral and chamber works. The book charts his early years.The celebrations marking Aaron Coplands centenary will include numerous musical festivals such as the Tanglewood Festival, The New York City Opera, the American Musical Festival, The Library of Congress, and more.