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

Author/creator Pollack, Howard
Format Book and Print
Edition1st edition.
Publication InfoNew York : Henry Holt, 1999.
Descriptionxi, 690 pages : illustrations, portraits, plates, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents A Copland portrait -- Background matters -- Early education and first works -- Paris -- Copland and 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 Danzon Cubano (1942) -- From The North Star to Appalachian Spring (1943-44) -- From "Jubilee variation" to Four Piano Blues (1945-48) -- From The Red Pony to the piano quartet (1948-50) -- The changing scene -- From Old American Songs to the Piano Fantasy (1950-57) -- From Dance Panels to Connotations (1959-62) -- From Emblems to Proclamation (1964-82) -- Identity issues -- The later years.
Abstract Chronicles the life of American composer Aaron Copland and discusses his childhood in Brooklyn, his studies in Paris, his work in Hollywood, his compositions, and other related topics.
Local noteLittle-322197--305131023906X
Bibliography noteList of works: pages 557-563.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 664-670) and index.
LCCN 98029179
ISBN0805049096 (hardbound : alk. paper)

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Music Music Stacks ML410.C756 P6 1999 ✔ Available Place Hold