Aaron Copland

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    Fanfare for the Common ManAaron Copland
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    Introduction: The Open Prairie from Billy the KidAaron Copland
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    'Simple Gifts' ( from Appalachian Spring) - Shaker Folk SongAaron Copland
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    Rodeo: Hoe-DownAaron Copland
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    Appalachian SpringAaron Copland
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        An American composer of film scores, opera, piano, chamber music, and other forms. Copland is best known for his ballet music ("Appalachian Spring," 1944; "Rodeo," 1942) and his orchestral works ("Lincoln Portrait," 1942; "Fanfare for the Common Man," 1942). Sincerely concerned about relating to a wide public without compromising his music, Copland succeeded brilliantly both with more complex works like the "Piano Variations" and "Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson" (1949-1950) and... Read more

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