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Aaron Copland: the life and work of an uncommon man / Howard Pollack.

Pollack, Howard (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library ML410.C66 P65 2000 37684001060620 Reading Room Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0252069005 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780252069000 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 690 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Reprint: Originally published: New York : H. Holt, 1999.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [664]-670) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A Copland portrait -- Background matters -- Early education and first works -- Paris -- Copland and the music of Europe -- From Sonata movement to Grohg (1921-24) -- Return and rediscovery -- The usable past -- From the Organ symphony to "Vocalise" (1924-28) -- From Vitebsk to the Piano variations (1928-30) -- Copland among his peers -- Copland and younger American composers -- South of the border -- Personal affairs -- Copland and the American theater -- An engaged citizen -- From the Short symphony to a Prairie journal (1933-37) -- From Billy the Kid to John Henry (1938-40) -- Music for the movies and for keyboard (1939-41) -- From Lincoln portrait to Danzón Cubano (1942) -- From The north star to Appalachian spring (1943-44) -- From "Jubbilee variation" to Four piano blues (1945-48) -- From The red pony to the Piano quartet (1948-50) -- The changing scene -- From Old American songsto the Piano fantasy (1950-57) -- From Dance panels to connotations (1959-62) -- From Emblems to Proclamation (1964-82) -- Identity issues -- The later years -- Conclusion.
Subject: Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990
Composers > United States > Biography

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