Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
"Serving the Nation," a 1943 calendar painting by Dean Cornwell
It is no coincidence that three of Aaron Copland's most powerful works -- Appalachian Spring, Fanfare for the Common Man, and A Lincoln Portrait -- date from the years of America's engagement in World War II.
In this hour, a celebration of American ideas and ideals by Copland and fellow composers that gave expression to a sense of national character and purpose during wartime.
January 21, 2023
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