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Aaron Copland - 5 Old American Songs set for Clarinet Quartet

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By Aaron Copland (trad.)

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Clarinet, Woodwind Quartet - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
By Aaron Copland (trad.). Arranged by John Gibson. Score, Set of Parts. 42 pages. Published by JB Linear (H0.938063-SC003687800).

Item Number: H0.938063-SC003687800

Aaron Copland (1900 - 1990) was an American composer known as the "Dean of American Composers" and especially in the 1930's and 1040's wrote in a clear, accessible style, basing much of his music on folk songs or folk-like music materials. His Old American Songs for voice and piano (early 1950's) consists of two sets of publications of 5 songs each. This setting by John Gibson for clarinet quartet is a selection of 5 songs. They are: Simple Gifts (a Shaker song used in the earlier Appalachian Spring), Long Time Ago (Ballad), I Bought Me a Cat (children's song), The Little Horses (lullaby), and Ching-A-Ring Chaw. Each piece can be played separately or as a group of songs. It is set for clarinet quartet (Bb clarinet 1-2, alto clarinet with an alternate 3rd Bb clarinet, and bass clarinet. The 5 songs run about 9 1/2 minutes. This setting is done by permission of Sheet Music Press Copyrighted Songs program.

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