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Aaron Copland's Appalachian spring

Author: Annegret Fauser
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Series: Oxford keynotes
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Appalachian Spring, with music by Aaron Copland and choreography by Martha Graham, counts among the best known American contributions to the global concert hall and stage. Distinguished musicologist  Read more...


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Named Person: Aaron Copland; Aaron Copland; Aaron Copland; Aaron Copland
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annegret Fauser
ISBN: 9780190646875 019064687X 9780190646868 0190646861
OCLC Number: 1028814499
Awards: Winner of Winner of The Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism from the ASCAP Foundation.
Description: xi, 134 pages : illustrations, musique ; 21 cm
Contents: A commission and its context --
The creation of a dance piece --
Appalachian spring performed --
Americana between war and peace --
An American icon.
Series Title: Oxford keynotes
Responsibility: Annegret Fauser.
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"Annegret Fauser gets to the beating heart of Appalachian Spring. Here is an eye-opening account of how Copland's 'Ballet for Martha' emerged as a work of pure modernism, and why it continues to Read more...

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