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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Copland, Aaron, 1900-,
  • Composers -- United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHoward Pollack.
GenreBiography.
SeriesMusic in American life
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.C756 P6 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 690 p. :
Number of Pages690
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL51798M
ISBN 100252069005
LC Control Number99057851

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Aaron Copland in This is a list of compositions by Aaron Copland (–) in chronological order of composition: Before Night for voice () A Summer Vacation for voice () My Heart is in the East for voice () Three Sonnets for piano () My. Aaron Copland The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man Awards and Recognition: Winner of an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. The celebrated biography of the American composer and his music. One of America's most beloved and accomplished composers, Aaron Copland played a crucial role in American music's coming of age. Few figures in American music loom as large as Aaron one of the first wave of literary and musical expatriates in Paris during the s, Copland returned to the United States with the means to assume, for the next half century, a central role in American music as composer, promoter, and educator. Copland's sheer popularity and iconic status are such that his music has transcended. Shop for Music, MP3 Music Downloads, C, Copland, Aaron and much more. Everything Christian for less.