The “American”Sound<br />Aaron Copland<br />
Dates of Life<br />Born November 14, 1900 <br />Died December 2, 1990<br />Birthplace/Hometown<br />Brooklyn, New York<br ...
Interesting Facts<br />Tried to learn music by through the mail (correspondence) classes<br />Used American legends and fo...
Appalachian Spring<br />	Video link here<br />Fanfare for the Common Man<br />One of Copland's best known compositions is ...
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Elementary/primary education Composer of the Week presentation featuring Aaron Copland, 20th century composer

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Aaron Copland

  1. 1. The “American”Sound<br />Aaron Copland<br />
  2. 2. Dates of Life<br />Born November 14, 1900 <br />Died December 2, 1990<br />Birthplace/Hometown<br />Brooklyn, New York<br />Nationality<br />Russian American <br />Style/Period<br />Modern<br />Aaron CoplandBasic Information<br />
  3. 3. Interesting Facts<br />Tried to learn music by through the mail (correspondence) classes<br />Used American legends and folk music in his own pieces<br />Liked to practice his piano at night and that caused him to have to move A LOT!<br />One of the first composers to include jazz music in symphonic pieces<br />
  4. 4. Appalachian Spring<br /> Video link here<br />Fanfare for the Common Man<br />One of Copland's best known compositions is Fanfare for the Common Man. Copland wrote it after the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra asked several composers to write fanfares during World War II. Copland’s music has become a great part of American history.<br />Hoe-Down<br />Copland’s composition Hoe-Down was used for what type of food in a commercial?<br />Cereal<br />Beef<br />Cheese<br />For years, the Hoe-Down from Aaron Copland's ballet Rodeo has been used in a commercial for the Beef Council. <br />Famous Works<br />To learn more about Aaron Copland, click HERE. <br />

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