Music for the Common Man: Aaron Copland During the Depression and War

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In the 1930s, Aaron Copland began to write in an accessible style he described as "imposed simplicity." Works like El Salon Mexico, Billy the Kid, Lincoln Portrait , and Appalachian Spring feature a tuneful idiom that brought the composer unprecedented popular success and came to define an American sound. Yet the cultural substance of that sound--the social and political perspective that might be heard within these familiar pieces--has until now been largely overlooked. While it has long been acknowledged that Copland ...

Music for the Common Man: Aaron Copland During the Depression and War 2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195383591

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Music for the Common Man: Aaron Copland During the Depression and War 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195151572

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