Sunday, September 11, 2011

Honoring America with this great American composer

God Bless America on this 10th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks on our country.

To honor America I give you this piece by the great American classical composer Aaron Copland. Maybe his most famous composition is his Appalachian Spring with it's famous variations of a Shaker melody ["simple gifts"].  You can hear one of the great melodies ever in the first half of this video.

Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring:

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