Appalachian Spring: Score [Aaron Copland] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. (Boosey & Hawkes Scores/Books). Appalachian Spring was . This is the complete, original orchestral score to Appalachian Spring. Appalachian Spring sheet music composed by Aaron Copland – 1 of To Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge APPALACHIAN SPRING AARON COPLAND ( Ballet for Martha) Suite () Original version for 13 Instruments = Very slowly.
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Born and raised in the same urban, earlyth-century milieu that produced Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern and George and Ira Gershwin, the great and quintessentially American composer Aaron Copland was trained in the classics but steeped in the jazz and popular Jewish music that surrounded him in childhood.
Appalachian Spring Suite (piano)
One such work—arguably his greatest—was the score for the ballet Appalachian Springwhich became one of the most recognizable and beloved pieces of American music ever written almost immediately following its world premiere on this day in The score scote Appalachian Spring was commissioned in to accompany a ballet being choreographed by a young Martha Graham. In fact, the name Appalachian Spring and the setting of western Pennsylvania would be decided on only after Copland had completed his score.
Yet somehow, without having had any idea of doing so, Copland had composed a work that audiences and critics alike found brilliantly evocative of the specific time and place referenced in the title. It is, as the saying goes, a natural. Though written expressly for the ballet and for only 13 instrumentalists—a limitation dictated by the size of the orchestra pit at the Library of Congress— Appalachian Spring was soon adapted into an orchestral suite, which is the form in which it became widely popular.
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