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Symphony No. 3

By Aaron Copland

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Orchestra (Study Score)
Composed by Aaron Copland (1900-1990). Boosey & Hawkes Scores/Books. 20th Century. Miniature score (separate performance parts are not available for this edition). Full score notation. 153 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051206292. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48002103).

Item Number: HL.48002103
ISBN 1617804703. With full score notation. 20th Century. 6.75x10.5 inches.

HPS 629.

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  • 5

    Location:
    Madison, Alabama
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • December 09, 2000 Just Great American Music

    Aaron Copland's Third Symphony is probably the greatest piece of serious but accessible music of the 20th century. A piece that cuts across numerous American styles and employs uniquely American themes, it still clearly reflects elements of Copland's French training. Employing themes from Protestant hymns, modern jazz, "film...

    score" type music and his own "Fanfare for the Common Man," Copland achieves for America what Beethoven achieved for Germany more than 100 years before - the quintessential expression of a nation's musical spirit at that point in time. Buy the NY Philharmonic/Bernstein recording. Although Copland recorded it too, he was a much better composer than a conductor. I think it took Bernstein to show us what Copland was trying to say.

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