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Tag Archives: Aaron Copland

RED SCARE MADNESS—THE FIFTIES

THE OCCASIONAL CRAZINESS of modern days reminds me from time to time about the Red Scare during the 1950s. Its hysteria included the Hollywood blacklists, as explored in the current … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 2 Comments

COPLAND AND CULTURE

COMPOSER AARON Copland had a profound effect on American culture—and vice versa. Yesterday I shared mini reviews of some of my favorite Copland music (www.wp.me/p2ETap-1wz). Today, it’s a book review. … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

MY FAVORITE COPLAND

AARON COPLAND is the most American of American classical composers. I celebrate him here with several mini reviews of music I love. Tomorrow, I recommend a most artful book on … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment