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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?

 Chicago

 New York

 London

 Paris

 Denver

Aaron Copland wrote music for movies.

 True

 False

Who was the first composer to be given a Kennedy Center Award?

 Leonard Bernstein

 George Gershwin

 Aaron Copland

 Charles Ives

 John Philip Sousa

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?

 Chicago

 New York

 London

 Paris

 Denver

Aaron Copland wrote music for movies.

 True

 False

Who was the first composer to be given a Kennedy Center Award?

 Leonard Bernstein

 George Gershwin

 Aaron Copland

 Charles Ives

 John Philip Sousa

 

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