Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland appears in the following:

Latin Americans in Music

Monday, September 23, 2013

"It has been my experience that those who really love music have a consuming passion to become familiar with its every manifestation."
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A Chorus of Conversation: What Is American Music?

Monday, February 11, 2013

WNYC
Behind the banter in this 1950 roundtable, one detects a rich mix of fellowship and rivalry.
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WNYC-FM 60th Anniversary Special

Tuesday, April 08, 2003

A celebration of the 60th Anniversary of WNYC-FM. WNYC-FM went into full service on March 13, 1943.

Track 1: Introduction

Track 2: Excerpts from shows throughout the years. 1979 pianist Pauls Jacobs talks with Aaron Copland. 1948 jazz legend Thelonious Monk. 1949 Folksong Festival, ...

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Vivian Perlis on Aaron Copland with Host Tim Page

Friday, February 09, 1990

Tim Page talks with Copland biographer and friend Vivian Perlis about the great conductor and composer.

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Aaron Copland

Thursday, October 03, 1985

Brief bio by Tim Page.

Copland says that composers differ greatly in the way they react to how American you should sound. Nevertheless, they music write music people want to hear. In the 1920s when American music was starting to make its appearance it became a preoccupation ...

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Jazz I

Tuesday, January 01, 1980

An unusual look at America's truly indigenous musical form. (Part 1 of 2)

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In Search of American Opera

Tuesday, January 01, 1980

A presentation of American operatic works.

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And Then We Wrote

Tuesday, January 01, 1980

Masterful American composers and artists performing their own works.

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Jazz II

Tuesday, January 01, 1980

An unusual look at America's truly indigenous musical form. (Part 2 of 2)

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Aaron Copland

Monday, July 02, 1979

Conductor Aaron Copland engages in a casual conversation with Bob Sherman and comments on some of Copland's recorded works.


WNYC archives id: 99502

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Pulitzer Prize on its 50th Anniversary with Aaron Copland, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., James B. Rustin, Robert Penn Warren and Archibald McLeish

Tuesday, May 10, 1966

The Pulitzer celebrates its 50th Anniversary with Aaron Copland, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., James B. Reston, Robert Penn Warren and Archibald McLeish.

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Opening Concert

Thursday, February 12, 1953

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

14th Annual American Music Festival opening concert featuring:

Sonata for Piano and Percussion by Peggy Glanville-Hicks
Music for Woodwinds by Arthur Berger and Ivan Langstroth
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What Is American Music?

Wednesday, January 18, 1950

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Tanglewood rountable discussion with examples played on piano. Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Irving Fine and Lukas Foss begin with a discussion of jazz and its assimilation. There is a lot of ...

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Opening Concert from Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, February 12, 1947

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Opening concert for the 8th Annual American Music Festival, a Gala Concert for Contemporary American Music featuring Carol Brice, Kenneth Spencer, Vivian Rivkin and the David Randolph Chamber Chorus, in honor ...

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NYA Concert Orchestra

Tuesday, January 01, 1946

The exact date of this episode is unknown. We've filled in the date above with a placeholder. What we actually have on record is: 1946-uu-uu.

The National Youth Administration (NYA) Orchestra performs a selection from Aaron Copland's motion picture score for "Our Town."

This recording is incomplete. ...

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