Hey Kids, Meet Aaron Copland | Composer Biography and Music Lesson Resources - http://makingmusicfun.net/htm/f_mmf_music_library/hey-kids-meet-aaron-copland.htm

Hey Kids, Meet Aaron Copland | Composer Biography and Music Lesson Resources - http://makingmusicfun.net/htm/f_mmf_music_library/hey-kids-meet-aaron-copland.htm

If I had to name my choice of the greatest piece of classical music composed by an American, it would probably be Aaron Copland's (1900-1990) "Appalachian Spring."  I was going to post one or two excerpts that I find especially lovely, but the whole piece is so beautiful that I decided it shouldn't be cut.  Here is a very nice performance by an Australian youth orchestra.

Appalachian Spring for 13 musicians Sydney Camerata Chamber Orchestra Conductor- Luke Gilmour

American composer Aaron Copland (1900-1990) was known as the Dean of American Composers.

Copland holding a lasso. cowboy vest and neck bandana? with lots and lots of america stuff.

Composer Aaron Copland was born in Brooklyn of Lithuanian Jewish descent,  on November 14, 1900. Before emigrating from Russia to the United States, Copland's father, Harris Morris Copland, Anglicized his surname "Kaplan" to "Copland".

Composer Aaron Copland was born in Brooklyn of Lithuanian Jewish descent, on November Before emigrating from Russia to the United States, Copland's father, Harris Morris Copland, Anglicized his surname "Kaplan" to "Copland".

Hey Kids, Meet Aaron Copland | Composer Biography and Music Lesson Resources - http://makingmusicfun.net/htm/f_mmf_music_library/hey-kids-meet-aaron-copland.htm

Hey Kids, Meet Aaron Copland | Composer Biography and Music Lesson Resources - http://makingmusicfun.net/htm/f_mmf_music_library/hey-kids-meet-aaron-copland.htm

Aaron Copland 1900 – 1990 was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later in his career a conductor of his own and other American music.

Aaron Copland--The sound of American Music-Billy the Kid, Pioneers etc.

Hoedown from Rodeo by Eleanor Stewart. I created a music video for the Classical music work 'Hoedown' from the Rodeo Suite by Aaron Copland. It is a stop motion animation in which various characters, inspired by Cowboy and Western films, come to life from the musical score. It was made for my final year degree in Visual Communication at the Glasgow School of Art.

I created a music video for the Classical music work 'Hoedown' from the Rodeo Suite by Aaron Copland. It is a stop motion animation in which various characters,…

Aaron Copland (1900-1990) American composer, his most famous pieces being 'Appalachian Spring' and 'Fanfare for the Common Man.' Marxist? Friend of Pete Seeger's father cofounded Composers Collective

Aaron Copland American composer, his most famous pieces being 'Appalachian Spring' and 'Fanfare for the Common Man. Friend of Pete Seeger's father cofounded Composers Collective

Hoedown, Rodeo - Aaron Copeland

See the Contemporary-Classical Crossover board for a live version of this by Emerson, Lake and Palmer.

CUNY Queens College: Aaron Copland School of Music

Aaron Copland School of Music

FREE on TpT - American Composers Coloring Sheet - Cori Bloom - Includes 6 pages on 6 composers.

WEEK 18 FREE on TpT - American Composers Coloring Sheet - Cori Bloom - Includes 6 pages on 6 composers.

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