Robert Greenberg

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Aaron Copland in Paris, circa 1923

Dr. Bob Prescribes Aaron Copland, Music for the Theatre (1925)

November 29th, 2022

Aaron Copland in France, 1921-1924 Aaron Copland (1900-1990) never went to college. It was a decision that he later claimed to regret, although it’s hard to imagine how he could have gotten a better education than the one he actually received. He had begun to study music composition with the well-know and highly respected composer and teacher Rubin Goldmark (1872-1936) in the fall of 1917, during his senior year of high school in Brooklyn, New…

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