American composer, composition teacher, and writer of music
The Life of Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland's "Fanfare For The Common Man"
This is a video that in the beginning explains a little about the different cultural arts and musics from the people that helped influence Aaron Copland's music, and shaped it into what it was. You will here a clip form one of Copland's most famous compositions, Fanfare to the Common Man, that helped to make him well known and it one of his best works. It was written in 1942 and was inspired by a speech made earlier by Henry A. Wallace.