Aaron Copland - Aaron Copland (November 14 ) was an...

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Aaron Copland (November 14 ) was an American composer of modern tonal music as well as film music. Copland's music achieved a difficult balance between simple and effective composition. His often slow harmonies were near motionless recalling the vast American landscape. He incorporated percussive orchestration For the use of the term "orchestration" in computer science, see orchestration (computers) Outside of composing, Copland often served as a teacher and lecturer. During his carreer he also wrote books, articles and served as a conductor. Copland born in Brooklyn, New York He spent his childhood living above his parents' Brooklyn shop. Although his parents never encouraged or directly exposed him to music, at age fifteen he had already taken an interest in the subject and aspired to be a composer. His music education included time with Leopold Wolfsohn and Rubin Goldmark Rubin Goldmark (August 15, 1872 ( New York City ) - March 6, 1936 (New York City)) was an American composer, pianist, and educator. He studied composition with Robert Fuchs at the Vienna Conservatory, and later with Antonin Dvorak at the National Conservatory in New York. He taught composition at the National Conservatory and at the College Conservatory in Colorado, and spent the last twelve A symphony is an extended piece of music for orchestra, especially one in the form of a sonata. The word
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course ENGLISH 1301 taught by Professor Hunter during the Fall '11 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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