Aaron Copland

About Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland was a 20th century American composer from Brooklyn, New York. Copland is known for writing very American music, but he actually studied in France. His teacher, Nadia Boulanger, helped Copland find his way to an American sound in classical music.

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Music In This Episode

Appalachian Spring

Three Moods: Jazzy

Appalachian Spring

Tender Land

Organ Symphony

"Hoedown" from Rodeo

El Salon Mexico

Red Pony

Fanfare for the Common Man