The Red Pony (for String Orchestra). Composed by Aaron Copland (1900-1990). Arranged by Erik Morales. For Orchestra, Strings, String Orchestra (Score & Parts). Boosey & Hawkes Orchestra. Grade 3-4. Boosey & Hawkes #M051778317. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48007629).
Aaron Copland's talents also crossed into the film world with this score for the 1948 movie based on John Steinbeck's novel. Copland's gift of creating a fresh, uniquely American sound for orchestra is again a distinct part of this musical score. Film excerpts included in this edition are Morning on the Ranch, Dream March, Walk to the Bunkhouse, and Happy Ending. (4:35).