Biography of Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

Born in Brooklyn, his father coming from Lithuania
Studies of harmonics and counterpoint with Rubin Goldmark
Stay in France and lessons from Boulanger
For nine years teacher for composition in Harvard
Release of his book What to Listen to in Music
for 24 years head of composition class in Tanglewood
Premiere of Duo> for flute and piano, played by Elaine Shaffer, student of William Kincaid, whose 70 students commissioned the work to his memory.
Dies in North Tarrytown

Sheet music for flute:

Threnodies I and II
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(flute/alto flute, violin, viola, cello)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Threnody I (Lento espressivo)
  2. Threnody II (slowly)
The first movement is for flute, the second for alto flute. Parts and score are included.
Zion's Walls - Revivalist Song - from Old American Songs, Set II (F-Dur) (Bearbeitung)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn)
Boosey & Hawkes, M-051-10487-1
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Moderato
Parts and score, multiple changes of time

CDs with/from Aaron Copland

Jeanne Baxtresser, Stanley Drucker, Judith LeClair, Israela Margalit, Pedja Muzijevic, Philip Myers, Cynthia Phelbs, Joseph Robinson, Alan Stepansky
Chamber Music for Flute (2006)
Devienne - Dring - Copland - Gaubert - Barber
    François Devienne: Duo für Flöte und Viola in c-moll, op. 5, Nr. 3:
  1. Allegro molto con espressione (04:49:00)
  2. Rondeau (03:34:00)
  3. Madeleine Dring: Trio für Flöte, Oboe und Klavier:
  4. Allegro con brio (02:56:00)
  5. Andante semplice (04:33:00)
  6. Allegro giocoso (02:49:00)
  7. Philippe Gaubert: Three Watercolors für Flöte, Cello und Klavier:
  8. On a Clear Morning (06:50:00)
  9. Autumn Evening (04:23:00)
  10. Serenade (04:55:00)
  11. Samuel Barber: Canzone für Flöte und Klavier, op. 38a (04:24:00)
  12. Samuel Barber: Summer Music for Wind Quintet, op. 31:
  13. Slow and indolent (02:07:00)
  14. Faster (00:34:00)
  15. Lively, still faster (01:16:00)
  16. with motion, as before (04:50:00)
  17. Joyous and flowing (01:22:00)
  18. Tempo 1 (01:29:00)
  19. Aaron Copland: Duo für Flöte und Klavier:
  20. Flowing (06:04:00)
  21. Poetic, somewhat mournful (04:55:00)
  22. Lively, with bounce (03:33:00)

Literature von/über Aaron Copland

Last edit 21.06.2020