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Copland: Since 1943

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Hailed as important, entertaining, and revealing, Copland is the memoir of one of America's 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 well-known works that include "Appalachian Spring", "Lincoln Portrait", the movie scores for "Of M ...more
Paperback, 463 pages
Published November 1st 1990 by St. Martin's Press (first published 1989)
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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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