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Aaron Copland:

About Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland was a 20th century American composer from Brooklyn, New York. Copland is known for writing very American music, but he actually studied in France. His teacher, Nadia Boulanger, helped Copland find his way to an American sound in classical music.

Music heard in this episode:

Copland: Appalachian Spring
Copland: Three Moods: Jazzy
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Copland: Tender Land
Copland: Organ Symphony
Copland: “Hoedown” from Rodeo
Copland: El Salon Mexico
Copland: Red Pony
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

Learn more about Aaron Copland

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Where was Aaron Copland born?

 Los Angeles

 Chicago

 Russia

 New York City

 Boston

What instrument did Copland learn to play as child?

 Trumpet

 Drums

 Piano

 Violin

 Clarinet

Who helped Copland find his American sound?

 Leonard Bernstein

 Nadia Boulanger

 Charles Ives

 George Gershwin

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Aaron Copland:

About Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland was a 20th century American composer from Brooklyn, New York. Copland is known for writing very American music, but he actually studied in France. His teacher, Nadia Boulanger, helped Copland find his way to an American sound in classical music.

Music heard in this episode:

Copland: Appalachian Spring
Copland: Three Moods: Jazzy
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Copland: Tender Land
Copland: Organ Symphony
Copland: “Hoedown” from Rodeo
Copland: El Salon Mexico
Copland: Red Pony
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

Learn more about Aaron Copland

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Where was Aaron Copland born?

 Los Angeles

 Chicago

 Russia

 New York City

 Boston

What instrument did Copland learn to play as child?

 Trumpet

 Drums

 Piano

 Violin

 Clarinet

Who helped Copland find his American sound?

 Leonard Bernstein

 Nadia Boulanger

 Charles Ives

 George Gershwin

 

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