Tag Archives: Aaron Copland

American Holiday

The American Independence Day holiday is fast approaching.  I updated the Post Series page on Good Music Speaks to include the series of three posts I wrote on the Violin Concerto by Alban Berg.  Then I tried to think of … Continue reading

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Milestones and Memorial

This week marks a full year that Good Music Speaks has been in operation.  The success of this blog is beyond anything I could have imagined.   That was really part of the point of the whole experience, to give … Continue reading

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Surprise Endings

Aaron Copland wrote his Symphony No. 3 at the end of World War II, and it was premiered in October of 1946.  It was his largest, grandest orchestra piece to date, born in an atmosphere where America was full of … Continue reading

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