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—died December 2, 1990, North Tarrytown [now Sleepy Hollow], New York), American composer who achieved a distinctive musical characterization of American themes in an expressive modern style. . .


. . Copland was referred to by his peers and critics as "the Dean of American Composers".

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1900 —Born on November 14 in Brooklyn to Sarah Mittenthal and Harris Copland, the youngest of five children (Ralph, Leon, Laurine, and Josephine) 1910-13 —Attends summer camp (Camp Carey at Wilkes-Barre, PA) 1911 —Earliest existing piece of music; begins piano lessons with sister Laurine. .

“At the River” is the fourth song in Aaron Copland’s Old American Songs, Set 2. .

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Dec 2, 2015 · Copland never enrolled as a member of any political party, but he espoused a general progressive view and had strong ties with numerous Communist colleagues and friends in the Popular Front period.

Aaron Copland and Friends.

New York City Ballet’s resident choreographer expands on “Rodeo” to make an evening-length work set to some of Aaron Copland’s most popular music. Anyone can read what you share. The Aaron Copland Oral History comprises approximately 75 interviews with colleagues, friends, and family of Aaron Copland (note: for interviews with Copland himself, see the Major Figures in American Music collection).

. . Some of his most well-known pieces include Piano Variations (1930), The Dance Symphony (1930), El Salon Mexico (1935), A Lincoln Portrait (1942) and Fanfare. . May 23, 2023 · May 23, 2023.

Date: 1952 Composer: Aaron Copland Song Collection:.

This circle of musical friends supported each other during the initial stages of their careers by. .

Jul 19, 2018 · Aaron Copland was inspired to write his "Fanfare for the Common Man" by a wartime speech rallying Americans against imperialism.

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He recalled a memorial concert for the composer Aaron Copland.