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Aaron Copland: A Reader: Selected Writings 1923-1972

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Aaron Copland is one of America's best-known composers and writers on twentieth century music. This volume brings together for the first time the best of his published essays on music, with previously unpublished material from his diaries, letters, and writings to present a complete picture of Copland as a cultural critic.
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published October 28th 2003 by Routledge
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Aaron Copland was born on November 14, 1900 in New York City. His musical works ranged from ballet and orchestral music to choral music and movie scores. For the better part of four decades Aaron Copland was considered the premier American composer.

Copland learned to play piano from an older sister. By the time he was fifteen he had decided to become a composer. His first tentative steps included
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