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

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Subjects: Composers--United States--Biography
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Adult
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2005
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xxi, 503 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Between memory and history : an introduction / Carol J. Oja, Judith Tick
Copland and the prophetic voice / Howard Pollack 1
Founding sons : Copland, sessions, and berger on genealogy and hybridity / Martin Brody 15
"To become as human as possible" : the influence of Andre Gide on Aaron Copland / Paul Anderson 47
Copland and American populism in the 1930s / Morris Dickstein 81
From the New York Avant-Garde to Mexican modernists : Aaron Copland and the visual arts / Gail Levin 101
Making an American dance : Billy the Kid, Rodeo, and Appalachian Spring / Lynn Garafola 121
Dear Aaron, dear Lenny : a friendship in letters / Vivian Perlis 151
Aaron Copland and Arthur Berger in correspondence / 179
War drums, tolling bells, and Copland's Piano Sonata / Larry Starr 233
Copland's gift to be simple within the cumulative mosaic complexities of his ballets / Elliott Antokoletz 255
Copland and the politics of Americanism / Elizabeth B. Crist 277
From Orient to Occident : Aaron Copland and the sagas of the prairie / Beth E. Levy 307
Aaron Copland, Norman Rockwell, and the "four freedoms" : the Office of War Information's vision and sound in The Cummington Story (1945) / Neil Lerner 351
Aaron Copland meets the Soviet composers : a television special 379
Aaron Copland and the composers' forum-laboratory : a post-concert discussion, February 24, 1937 395
Copland on television : an annotated list of interviews and documentaries / 413
Copland reconfigured / Leon Botstein 439
Additional Authors: Oja, Carol J., 1953-
Tick, Judith
Notes: ISBN: 0691124698 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0691124701 (pbk.)
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 avant-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
OCLC Number: 61217632
ISBN/ISSN: 0691124698
0691124701