Copland’s Cowboy Ballets

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Saturday, August 10, 2013

If you think ballets are only about nutcrackers, swans or fairy tales, think again. This week on Classics for Kids, find out how Aaron Copland became the composer of not one, but two, cowboy ballets.

Music used within the program (all by Copland):

Excerpts from Billy the Kid, including "Goodbye, Old Paint"

Excerpts from Rodeo, including "Buckaroo Holiday" and "Hoedown"

 

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