From the Publisher
"A valuable, readable, endearing record of his achievement." --The New York Times
"Scholars and lay readers alike will find this an indispensable source of Copland lore." -Library Journal
About the Author
Aaron Copland remains one of America's most admired and treasured composers. He died in 1990 at the age of ninety.
Vivian Perlis is a music historian and director of the oral history program in American music at Yale University. The two also collaborated on the companion volume to this one, entitled Copland: Since 1943.