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Classical Haiku: Aaron Copland

Copeland
8:00AM
April 13, 2011

Today’s Classical Haiku is dedicated to Aaron Copland, the modern Yankee with a prairie soul.

Benny Goodman’s Classical Side

Benny Goodman (third from left) with some of his former musicians in 1952.
Benny Goodman (third from left) with some of his former musicians in 1952. Seated around the piano from left to right: Vernon Brown, George Auld, Gene Krupa, Clint Neagley, Ziggy Elman, Israel Crosby and Teddy Wilson (at piano).
6:23AM
March
21, 2011

Benny Goodman, while known as the “King of Swing,” was a classically trained musician and something of a muse for Aaron Copland, whose Clarinet Concerto he inspired and performed. A look at the classical history and performances of Benny Goodman.

Aaron Copland: The American Sound Defined

Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland, master of the American Sound.
1:31PM
December
29, 2006

Boyce Lancaster talks with Maestro Albert-George Schram, former staff conductor of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, about Aaron Copeland , whose famous compositions, including Appalachian Spring, Billy the Kid, Rodeo and his Fanfare for the Common Man, stand as the epitome of the American sound.

Making Music That Lasts, Part 1

Kuss Quartet
"It's difficult to make a string section rock..."
2:35PM
November
8, 2006

Boyce Lancaster talks with Maestro Albert-George Schram, former staff conductor of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, about making music that lasts. This is part 1 of 3.