Wednesday, November 14, 2012
November 14 Birthday: Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland, composer
November 14, 1900-December 2, 1990
Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring by Jan Greenburg and Sandra Jordan, illustrated by Brian Floca (Flash Point, 2010)
This is the story behind the story of the collaboration of three artists—a choreographer, a composer (Copeland) and an artist—who created the magnificent ballet, Appalachian Spring. Thank you Martha Graham, Aaron Copeland and Isamu Noguchi.
Interviews, features and music of Copland are archived at NPR Music.