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Aaron Copland : a self-portrait

Author: Vivian Perlis; Aaron Copland; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1987.
Series: Biographies in music.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Reminiscences by composer Aaron Copland about his musical life. Features a wealth of Copland's music, including ballet sequences with Agnes de Mille dancing in Rodeo and Martha Graham in Appalachian Spring, scenes of Copland conducting, and interviews with Leonard Bernstein and Ned Rorem.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Aaron Copland; Aaron Copland
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Perlis; Aaron Copland; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 19755252
Notes: Title from container.
FFH 989.
Credits: Producer, Ruth Leon ; written by Vivian Perlis.
Performer(s): Philip Kraus.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: String quartet (unpub.) (1916-1920) (Alexander String Quartet) --
The cat and the mouse --
Symphony for organ and orchestra --
Music for the theatre --
Concerto (1926) --
Piano variations (1930) (Michael Tilson Thomas) --
El salon México --
Tender land (excerpts) (Oratorio Society of New York ; American Symphony Orchestra ; Aaron Copland, conductor) --
Rodeo (film clip) (Agnes De Mille, dancer) --
Appalachian Spring (film clip) (Martha Graham, dancer) --
The heiress (film clip) --
Of mice and men (film clip) --
Lincoln portrait (Aaron Copland, narrator) --
Danzón cubano (Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, pianos).
Series Title: Biographies in music.
Responsibility: Films for the Humanities.

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Reminiscences by composer Aaron Copland about his musical life. Features a wealth of Copland's music, including ballet sequences with Agnes de Mille dancing in Rodeo and Martha Graham in Appalachian Spring, scenes of Copland conducting, and interviews with Leonard Bernstein and Ned Rorem.

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