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Aaron Copland (Getting to Know the World"s Greatest Composers) by Mike Venezia

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Published by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English


  • Musicians, singers, composers,
  • Copland, Aaron,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Music - Classical,
  • Copland, Aaron,,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Music,
  • 1900-,
  • Biography,
  • Composers,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7671879M
ISBN 100516445383
ISBN 109780516445380

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  He has written several books on classical music, including Aaron Copland: The Life&Work of an Uncommon Man, and has served as music critic for the Houston Press, among other publications. He lives in : Holt, Henry & Company, Inc. One of America's most beloved and accomplished composers, Aaron Copland played a crucial role in the coming of age of American music. This substantial biography is Cited by: The story of Aaron Copland's life is told in an interesting and amusing fashion and shows children how Copland discovered his own style through his experiences over the years. While Venezia's artwork is comical as ever, the choice of artwork is also wonderful, showing how music as well as art changed as the times were changing.5/5(8). Aaron Copland was born on Novem in New York City. His musical works ranged from ballet and orchestral music to choral music and movie scores. For the better part of four decades Aaron Copland was considered the premier American composer. Copland learned /5.

Aaron Copland, American composer who achieved a distinctive musical characterization of American themes in an expressive modern style. Copland, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, was born in New York City and attended public schools there. An older sister taught him to play the piano, and by theWritten: Aaron Copland was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music. Copland was referred to by his peers and critics as "the Dean of American Composers". This is his website. An author as well, Copland published the first edition of the book What to Listen for in Music in , followed by Our New Music () and Music and Imagination (). The latter title was Written: The book first appeared in and was revised in ; the Signet edition that I read has a short chapter on music since Copland. Copland was a teacher of music as well as a composer, and it shows -- I would love to take a class for which this was the text/5().

  Pollack (Music History, University. of Houston), the author of books on three other American composers, prepared for this large biography by investigating archives and interviewing many people who knew Aaron Copland ().Brand: University of Illinois Press. Aaron Copland (Composer) › Visit Amazon's Aaron Copland Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Aaron Copland (Composer) out of 5 stars 6 ratings. See all 2 formats and 5/5(1). Looking for books by Aaron Copland? See all books authored by Aaron Copland, including What to Listen for in Music, and Copland: Since , and more on   Aaron Copland: the life and work of an uncommon man User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Pollack (music history, Univ. of Houston), the author of books .