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(March 25, 2017): Aaron Copland – Prairie Journal

From the 1994 album, Copland: Music for Films.  One of many Leonard Slatkin’s “American series” releases on BMG/RCA while still Music Director of SLSO. As Steve Schwarz writes: Prairie Journal” has a curious history. Copland originally titled the work “Radio … Continue reading

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(May 1, 2013): Aaron Copland – Sonata for Piano and Violin

From the 2000 album, Aaron Copland: Complete Works for Violin and Piano.   This piece was written in 1943 while Copland was working on a score for the WWII film North Star.  It was premiered on January 17, 1944 by Copland and violinist Ruth … Continue reading

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