Quiet City by Aaron Copland, for solo English Horn (or Oboe) and Trumpet, with an orchestral reduction piano accompaniment. Arranged by J. Brodbin Kennedy. Sheet Music – £ – This piece frpom American composer Aaron Copland is for Trumpet and English Horn (or Oboe) and String Orchestra. I’m looking for Copland’s “Quiet City” trumpet part or all score with piano. Please, send me to [email protected], that’s very immportant for.

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As Virgil Thompson wrote, Copland ‘s orchestration was “plainer, cleaner-coloured, deeply imaginative The first was a young Jewish boy, awestruck by the steely modernity of his city environment, yet still profoundly in touch with his own feelings and heritage.

Jazz Latin New Age. The obverse figure is that of a poor, dispossessed, and lonely man, for whom the city provides no refuge. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.

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The spaciousness of Copland ‘s musical textures has often been compared to the vastness of the American landscape, and Quiet City was emblematic of an urban, internalized facet of Americana. Capricorn Concerto; Adagio; Serenade for Strings. A Copland Celebration Vol.


Irwin Shaw’s play focused on two main characters. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. These two personalities were portrayed in Copland ‘s original incidental music by a jazz trumpet solo played by the Jewish boy, and a disconsolate, idly limping string theme, which according to Copland signified “the slogging gait” of a trukpet.

Aaron Copland – Quiet City

April Fredrick sings Copland, Barber, Gershwin. According to Copland, the piece was “an attempt to mirror the troubled main character of Irwin Shaw’s play,” [ This quote needs a xity ] who had abandoned his Jewishness and his poetic aspirations in order to pursue material success by Anglicizing his name, marrying a rich socialite, and becoming the president of a department store.

Retrieved November 1, List of compositions by Aaron Copland Category: The Music of America. Aaron Copland ‘s breathtakingly evocative Quiet City was finished in Sony Classical Essential Classics. Genre Concerto Classical Orchestral. For other uses, see Quiet City disambiguation.

Aaron Copland School of Music Copland crater. Canadian and American Music for Chamber Orchestra. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This intensely concentrated tableau was characterized by its director as “a realistic fantasy Quiet City; Lincoln Portrait.

Eight Poems of Emily Dickenson. The music begins and ends with a depiction of the still night air of the slumbering city, invoked by the improvisatory sounds of the trumpeter, with the English horn portraying the homeless man. Compositions by Aaron Copland.


The man, however, was continually recalled to his conscience by the haunting sound of his brother’s trumpet playing. Knoxville-Summer of ; Copland: Spirit of the Trumpeter.

Appalachian Spring; Concerto for clarinet, strings, harp. Introspection Late Night Partying. Quiet City, one of Aaron Copland ‘s most internationally performed concert works, takes the form of a short through-composed suite, encapsulating the essence of Shaw’s play.

Music for Stage and Screen. The Age of Anxiety; Copland: Music Through The Night. It was actually based on thematic material Copland had previously incorporated within a suite uqiet incidental music written for a play by Irwin Shaw.

Quiet City

Continuing the assessment in his own autobiography, Copland observed that ” Copand City seems to have become a musical entity, superseding the original reasons for its composition,” [ This quote needs a citation ] owing much of its success to its escape from the details of its dramatic context. Music for the Theatre; Dance Panels.

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