Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland : A Guide to Research

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) is generally considered the most popular and well-known composer of American art music, and yet little scholarly attention has been paid to Copland since the 1950s. This volume begins with a portrait of the composer and an evaluation of significant research trends which is intended to fill a void and to suggest directions for further research. The guide also provides a section discussing Copland's interdisciplinary interests, such as ballet and film work, as well as a comprehensive bibliography of writings about Copland and his music.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 430g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138988154
  • 9781138988156

About Marta Robertson

Marta Robertson is an assistant professor of musicology/ethnomusicology at Gettysbury College (Pennsylvania). She lives in Gettysburg, PA. Robin Armstrong is Assistant Professor of Music at Western Maryland College. She lives in Westminster, MD.show more

Table of contents

Preface Illustration 1. A guide to Studies on Aaron Copland 2. Chronology of Life and Works 3. Primary Sources - Copland's Writings 4. Secondary Sources - General Studies on Copland's Life and Milieu 5. Secondary Sources - Writings about Copland's Compositions 6. topical Studies 7. Tributes and Obituaries 8. Foreign Language Sources 9. Bibliographies and Discographies Indexshow more