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Title Aaron Copland and his world / edited by Carol J. Oja and Judith Tick.

Published Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, ©2005.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxi, 503 pages : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Between memory and history : an introduction / Carol J. Oja and Judith Tick -- Part I. Scanning a life. Copland and the prophetic voice / Howard Pollack ; Founding sons : Copland, Sessions, and Berger on genealogy and hybridity / Martin Brody -- Part II. Copland's greater cultural world. "To become as human as possible" : the influence of André Gide on Aaron Copland / Paul Anderson ; Copland and American populism in the 1930s / Morris Dickstein ; From the New York avante-garde to Mexican modernists : Aaron Copland and the visual arts / Gail Levin ; Making an American dance : "Billy the Kid", "Rodeo", and "Appalachian Spring" / Lynn Garafola -- Part III. Copland's inner circle. Dear Aaron, dear Lenny : a friendship in letters / Vivian Perlis ; Aaron Copland and Arthur Berger in correspondence / edited and introduced by Wayne D. Shirley -- Part IV. Analytic perspectives. War drums, tolling bells, and Copland's piano sonata / Larry Starr ; Copland's gift to be simple within the cumulative mosaic complexities of his ballets / Elliott Antokoletz -- Part V. Political edges. Copland and the politics of Americanism / Elizabeth B. Crist ; From orient to occident : Aaron Copland and the sagas of the prairie / Beth E. Levy ; Aaron Copland, Norman Rockwell, and the "Four Freedoms" : the office of war information's vision and sound in "The Cummington Story" (1945) / Neil Lerner ; "Aaron Copland Meets the Soviet Composers" : a television special / transcribed and edited by Emily Abrams -- Part VI. Copland and his public. Aaron Copland and the Composers' Forum-Laboratory : a post-concert discussion, February 24, 1937 / transcribed and edited by Melissa de Graaf ; Copland on television : an annotated list of interviews and documentaries / compiled by Emily Abrams -- Part VII. Reconfiguring Copland's world. Copland reconfigured / Leon Botstein.
Other author Oja, Carol J., 1953-
Tick, Judith.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990.
Composers -- United States -- Biography.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780691186153 (electronic bk.)
0691186154 (electronic bk.)
0691124698 (hbk.)
0691124701 (pbk.)