American composer Aaron Copland was born on this day in 1900 – 117 years ago.
Dying in 1990, his signature works include ‘Appalachian Spring’, ‘Billy the Kid’, ‘Rodeo’ and ‘Fanfare for the Common Man’.
Copland’s major contributions to the violin repertoire includes a concerto and a sonata with piano.
ISAAC STERN & AARON COPLAND | COPLAND | SONATA FOR VIOLIN & PIANO | 1968
Copland: Violin Sonata |CD|
Christiane Edinger, Violin
Konrad Richter, Piano
Release Date: February 7, 2017
SWR Classic Archive