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"To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable." - Music quote by Aaron Copland


Hey Kids, Meet Aaron Copland | Composer Biography and Music Lesson Resources -

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. ~Maya Angelou


Aaron Copland (1900-1990) is an icon as one of the most famous American composers in modern history, his most famous pieces being 'Appalachian Spring' and 'Fanfare for the Common Man.'


“ To stop the flow of music, would be like stopping time itself, incredible and inconceivable . Aaron Copland ”


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from Teachers Pay Teachers

Listening Glyph Scenes for Aaron Copland's Music

Engage and assess what your students hear in a fun, creative and artistic way as you study about (and play) the following songs written by Aaron Copland: "Buckaroo's Holiday" and "Hoedown" from Rodeo, Lincoln Portrait and Fanfare for the Common Man.Use these scenic listening glyphs to enhance for your students what Copland's music was all about.


See the Contemporary-Classical Crossover board for a live version of this by Emerson, Lake and Palmer.