The Sony label's Music of America series features excerpts, mostly from the old Columbia Records catalog, of recordings of music by a single composer, in this case Aaron Copland. The recordings go back to the 1950s (the earliest one here is from 1960), with just a few more recent ones mixed in, but this is not the cynical exercise in catalog mining that might be imagined. Several of the performances here were conducted by Copland himself.
When it comes to light, folk-flavored listening, the music of Aaron Copland is some of the best and most popular. When it comes to crowd-pleasing conducting, Erich Kunzel is one of the great successes. This album contains most of Copland's essential compositions, in all or part: "Fanfare for the Common Man," four movements from "Rodeo," "Quiet City," "Billy the Kid," and "Appalachian Spring. All are performed in fine form; it would be nice to have all of "Rodeo," but this is otherwise all the Copland that most folks.
Album · 2004 · 17 Songs. The Piano Music of Aaron Copland 2004. Scherzo Humoristique: Le Chat et la Souris. In Evening Air. Four Piano Blues - Freely poetic.
Aaron Copland composed music known for its American sound during a time when music in the United States was still heavily influenced by the European composers. With works like Fanfare for the Common Man, Appalachian Spring, and Rodeo, he incorporated folk music, Shaker hymn tunes, and harmonies that resembled the immense and varied landscape, as well as the patriotic and pioneer spirit.
Free download and listen The Chamber Music Of Aaron Copland. Borromeo String Quartet, Music From Copland House. Tracks count: 21. Views: 7. Music From Copland House - Two Pieces For String Quartet: Rondino 03:41. Music From Copland House - Duo For Flute & Piano: Lively, With Bounce 03:35. Music From Copland House - Duo For Flute & Piano: Flowing 05:50.
More by Aaron Copland. Copland: Music for the Theatre, Connotations for Orchestra, Inscape & El salón México. Copland: Orchestral Works, Vol. 4. Copland: Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Billy the Kid & Fanfare for the Common Man. Copland: Dance Symphony & Short Symphony & Organ Symphony. 3 – Symphonies. Listen to The Music Of America - Aaron Copland now. Listen to The Music Of America - Aaron Copland in full in the this site app. Play on this site. You look like someone who appreciates good music.
Listen to music from Aaron Copland like Fanfare for the Common Man, Appalachian Spring: VII. Doppio movimento & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Aaron Copland. Aaron Copland (November 11, 1900 in Brooklyn, New York, United States – December 2,1990) was an American composer of concert and film music. Instrumental in forging a uniquely American style of composition, he was widely known as "the dean of American composers. Copland's music achieved a difficult balance between modern music and American folk styles, and the open, slowly changing harmonies of many of his works are said to evoke the vast American landscape.
|1-01||Fanfare for the Common Man|
|1-04||Concerto for Clarinet, Strings, Harp, and Piano|
|2-01||An Outdoor Overture|
|Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes|
|2-02||I. Buckaroo Holiday: Allegro con spirito|
|2-03||II. Corral Nocturne: Moderato|
|2-04||III. Saturday Night Waltz: Introduction - Slow Waltz|
|2-05||IV. Hoe-Down: Allegro|
|Billy the Kid (Orchestral Suite)|
|2-06||Introduction: The Open Prairie|
|2-07||Street in a Frontier Town|
|2-08||Mexican Dance and Finale|
|2-09||Prairie Night (Card Game at Night)|
|2-11||Celebration (After Billy's Capture)|
|2-13||The Open Prairie Again|
|2-16||"Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history..."|
|2-17||The Promise of Living (from The Tender Land)|
|The Red Pony|
|3-01||I. Morning on the Ranch|
|3-02||II. The Gift|
|3-03||III. Dream March and Circus Music|
|3-04||IV. Walk to the Bunkhouse|
|3-05||V. Grandfather's Story|
|3-06||VI. Happy Ending|
|Old American Songs, Set I|
|3-07||The Boatmen's Dance|
|3-09||Long Time Ago|
|3-11||I Bought Me a Cat|
|Music for Movies|
|3-12||New England Countryside (from The City)|
|3-13||Barley Wagons (from Of Mice and Men)|
|3-14||Sunday Traffic (from The City)|
|3-15||Grovers Corners (from Our Town)|
|3-16||Threshing Machines (from Of Mice and Men)|
|Concerto for Piano and Orchestra|
|3-17||I. Andante sostenuto|
|3-18||II. Molto moderato (molto rubato)|