Aaron Copland

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Monday, November 08, 2010

For some, Aaron Copland conjures images of covered wagons and endless frontiers. For others, he evokes Olympic athletes, astronauts and fallen heroes. From waves of grain to stars and stripes, Aaron Copland defined the soundtrack to everything American. This week, we’ll trace his trek from the heart of Brooklyn to the heart of a nation. Featured works include Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Fanfare for the Common Man and Billy the Kid.

Comments [3]

Jim,

You can find the playlist from Monday on the Exploring Music website: http://www.wfmt.com/main.taf?p=31,4

Nov. 12 2010 10:04 AM
jim dineen from Greenwich, Ct

What was the music which was played
late Monday evening....23:30....24:00?
The anouncer said Stravinsky but I failed to get the name? I do know the cello seemed to be the principal instrument

Thank you

jim

Nov. 10 2010 01:55 PM
paul cooper from ELIZABETH NJ.07208

if u grew up in the 1950 -1960 all the westerns are associates with his music. at least that is the way i see it or hear it just a great composer

Nov. 09 2010 11:30 PM

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