Keeping Score Copland and the American Sound
Explore what brought Copland to write music that gave Americans a sense of identity. Details
Program: Keeping Score
Episode: Copland and the American Sound
Aaron Copland blended his Brooklyn Jewish roots with jazz, folk music, and hymns to gamble on a new American sound, yet how such an unlikely outsider captured the spirit of Billy the Kid is a tale worth its own string section.
Premiere Date: 10/14/2009
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-G