Aaron Copland

Classical Music in Pop

What do Frank Sinatra, Blood Sweat and Tears and John Denver have in common? They all used classical music in some of their pieces. After Aaron Copland composed his Fanfare for the Common Man, the piece was also adapted by several popular musicians. Let's explore some more classical music that made the transition to pop.
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Music In This Episode



Piano and I

Someone to Call my Lover

Satie; Gymnopedie #1

Lovers Concerto

Minuet in G

Symphony #5

Annies Song

Full Moon and Empty Arms

Piano Concerto #2

All by Myself

Hello Mudduh, Hello Fadduh