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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    Which works of Copland would you recommend to a listener unfamiliar with his output? Doesn't have to be the best known - can be any pieces you are particularly fond of and return to.
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    No Copland thread till now?! I just came here to read the thread never expecting that might not find it! Anyway, he could be described as the founder of "the American Sound". So how about starting this thread with discussing your favorite recordings of Rodeo, Billy the Kid, and the Third Symphony?
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    A bit of background. At the time this article was written, Copland had already written both his early, more difficult works, inspired by Stravinsky, and also his New Deal-era populist works (also inspired by Stravinsky, just more diatonic). A few years later the critic Henry Pleasants was to...
  4. Orchestral Music
    A continuation of the Saturday Symphonies Tradition: Welcome to another weekend of symphonic listening! For your listening pleasure this weekend: Aaron Copland (1900 - 1990) Symphony No. 3 1. Molto moderato 2. Allegro molto 3. Andantino quasi allegretto 4. Molto deliberato - Allegro...
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    With apologies to patrons of the "Any interest in an American 100?" thread, who have already seen this: Mary Anne Amacher, Sound Characters George Antheil, Ballet Méchanique Robert Ashley, In Sara, Mencken, Christ and Beethoven There Were Men and Women Robert Ashley, Wolfman Jonathan Berger...
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