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๐ŸŽ‰ Happy birthday, Aaron Copland! ๐ŸŽ‰

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Aaron Copland's peers and critics called him "the Dean of American Composers" and that legacy lives on today. His composition style evokes the vast American landscape and pioneer spirit, with works like 'Appalachian Spring', 'Billy the Kid', Rodeo' and 'Fanfare for the Common Man'. He wrote in a "populist'" or "vernacular" style, that was deliberately accessible and appropriate for the Depression and post-Depression eras.

 

Join us in wishing Aaron Copland a happy birthday by listening to his A-Z Playlist now:

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Re: ๐ŸŽ‰ Happy birthday, Aaron Copland! ๐ŸŽ‰

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Copland composed some of the most gorgeous music. I love the Fanfare for Common Man the most. I get chills every time!

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