Appalachian Spring

Appalachian Spring

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Appalachian Spring is a modern score composed by Aaron Copland that premiered in 1944 and has achieved widespread and enduring popularity as an orchestral suite. The ballet, scored for a thirteen-member chamber orchestra, was created upon commission of choreographer and dancer Martha Graham with funds from the Coolidge Foundation headed by Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge; it premiered on Monday, October 30, 1944, at the Library of Congress in Washington DC, with Martha Graham dancing the lead role. The set was designed by the Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Copland was awarded the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his achievement.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Populpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136276852
  • 9786136276854