copland copland  /ˈkɑ plənd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States composer who developed a distinctly American music (1900-1990)

News

  1. Vegetarian Entree at Solstice Kitchen & Wine Bar

    Beef: It’s what’s for dinner. That’s what the USDA paid manly movie stars with booming voices to tell you back in 1992, to the swelling strings of “Hoe-Down” from Aaron Copland’s majestic Rodeo suite.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Free Times

  2. Explore homegrown American classical music

    A free three-part music appreciation series will present an introduction to some of the most extraordinary artists in the history of American music at the Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St., Quincy. The final session on Thursday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m., will will consider how three of America's homegrown composers, Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, and George Gershwin, forged a uniquely ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Patriot Ledger

Quotes

  1. "While they certainly gave it to composers, like, eventually, Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, John Adams ...... there were a lot of very important people that they passed over who were not university types, and I'm not a university type," Reich...
    on Apr 20, 2009 By: Steve Reich Source: Washington Post

  2. Mr Balls said: "Robust governance and management must be established as soon as possible at Copland."
    on Jun 23, 2009 By: Ed Balls Source: Independent

  3. "If Gershwin, Stravinsky, Bartok, Irving Berlin, Eubie Blake and Aaron Copland had all been one person, you'd get a sense of who Bill Bolcom is as a composer," Slatkin says.
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Leonard Slatkin Source: Minnesota Public Radio

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