20th Century Composer Genealogy

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Jane and Molly discuss the evolution of mid-20th century American music concentrating on Aaron Copland and Ruth Crawford Seeger.

Works Cited
Sound Recordings.
Copland, Aaron “Fanfare for the Common Man”, “Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo: Mvt. 4: Hoe-down Perf. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.  Cond.  Philip Ellis.  CTS Studio. CD
Copland, Aaron “Billy the Kid – Allegro Mvt. 1”  Perf. The London Symphony Orchestra.  Cond. Aaron Copland.  Suite Beat Music Group, 1984. CD
Copland, Aaron “Piano Variations” Perf. James Tocco, Piano.  Rec. Ein Festburg-Kirche, Frankfurt. 1986, CD
Crawford-Seeger, Ruth “Music for  a Small Orchestra”, “Rissolty, Rossolty” Perf. Schoenberg Ensemble.  Cond. Oliver Knussen.  Deutsche Grammophon Gmbtt, Hamberg.
Texts
Ross, Alex. “Listen to This” February 16, 2004
Ross, Alex “The Rest is Noise – Listening to the Twentieth Century”  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. Print  (Chapter 8)

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