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Copland: 1900 Through 1942 Paperback – October, 1999

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"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.


Product Details

  • Paperback: 402 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press; 2 edition (October 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312011490
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312011499
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,554,570 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This book on Copland has so much information ... good research by author, Copland. Good background for our music students.
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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on July 13, 1998
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Copland not only gave us insight into his life, but the lives of the modern classical composers. Through this book you can learn the "family tree" of modern American and European composers.
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