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Letter from Aaron Copland to Nicolas Slonimsky, May 13, 1928
Letter from Aaron Copland to Nadia Boulanger, December 6, 1978.
Appalachian Spring

Appalachian Spring

[lecture/speech]

Letter from Aaron Copland to Natalie Koussevitzky, April 25, 1930.
Letter from Aaron Copland, 1978.

Letter from Aaron Copland, 1978.

statement on the death of Carlos Chávez

Letter from Aaron Copland to Carlos Chávez, September 1937.
Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, May 21, 1938

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, May 21, 1938

excerpt: "I wish you'd come down to Princeton on Friday the 27th. Walter P__ and I are having a program at 4...and Roy Harris is being performer that night." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1938

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1938

excerpt: "Alex North says your much too good for so menial a job as is open at Bennington." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, October 1938

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, October 1938

excerpt: "I'll try to reach Blitzstein before I call you to get the dope from him. But what makes you think he controls the fee?" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1938

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1938

excerpt: "...be sure to learn a lot about counterpoint first. No one can beat Piston at that...I saw M. Blitzstein...so why not write him directly and say you're the pianist I mentioned..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, August 1938

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, August 1938

excerpt: "...I met at least one new and talented composer in London, Benjamin Britten...working at top speed on a new cowboy ballet for the Ballet Caravan outfit." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1939

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1939

excerpt: "...you arouse a long dead messianic complex in me. Do you mind being saved?...I see the beginning and end of the first movement but not the middle." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Serge Koussevitzky, October 18, 1939.
Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, October 18, 1939

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, October 18, 1939

excerpt: "I'm tickled that they are taking such good care of you at Curtis." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, October 15, 1939

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, October 15, 1939

excerpt: "I'm being swallowed up by the Great American Continent." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1939

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1939

excerpt: "Will you listen in to the broadcasts and tell me what's wrong with them?/Benjamin Britten arrives to-night!" From: Correspondence Series

[ Telegram from Martha Graham to Aaron Copland, n.d., 1943]

[ Telegram from Martha Graham to Aaron Copland, n.d., 1943]

Reproduced with the permission of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. (Copyright Notice) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, w... more

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, January 1940

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, January 1940

excerpt: "Watch out for Mice & Men in Philadelphia. You're probably the only one alive who will hear the background music I wrote. 40 minutes of it." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, September 19, 1940

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, September 19, 1940

excerpt: "...what have you decided to do about the winter?" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1940

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1940

excerpt: "I plan to see Koussie before I go and will talk to him about you." From: Correspondence Series

[ Letter from Martha Graham to Aaron Copland, May 16, 1943]

[ Letter from Martha Graham to Aaron Copland, May 16, 1943]

Reproduced with the permission of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. (Copyright Notice) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, w... more

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1940

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1940

excerpt: "...I am writing a Piano Sonata..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, April 1941

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, April 1941

excerpt: "You would like the Britten--you old romanticist you. But I agree. It's definitely got something--and the second movement orchestration is phenomenal...I tried to get you a job playing the piano part... more

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, October 25, 1941

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, October 25, 1941

excerpt: "Finished the Sonata! Played the world premiere in B.A. Slonimsky was there. Musicians said nice things." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1941

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1941

excerpt: "Heinshimer says Koss is doing Quiet City this week...If true, please tell him that there is a terrible mistake in the printed score at No. 7..." From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1942

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1942

excerpt: "Hurrah for you!" From: Correspondence Series

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1942

Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1942

excerpt: "We [Camargo Guanieri and I] are playing a Birthday Piece (on Cuban Themes) at Town Hall together on Dec. 9th. It's not written yet, but then..." From: Correspondence Series

 Letter from Martha Graham to Aaron Copland, July 7, 1942

Letter from Martha Graham to Aaron Copland, July 7, 1942

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice) Reproduced with the permission of the Aaron Copland... more

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