Kaufman Music Center

What Makes It Great? Copland's "Appalachian Spring"

Monday, April 18  |  7:30pm


Aaron Copland’s midcentury works like his Pulitzer-prize winning “Appalachian Spring” helped establish an immediately recognizable voice for American classical music and an archetypal sound for the vast American heartland. But neither Copland nor his wildly popular orchestral suite – originally commissioned as a ballet by Martha Graham – are what you think they are! Host Rob Kapilow deconstructs this iconic American classic which, like Martha Graham's choreography, is “seemingly, but only seemingly, simple.”

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