AQA AoS4: Orchestral music of Copland
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Picture the following Hollywood scene: a hero has fallen, and a faded Stars and Stripes flutters in the breeze as we remember their act of sacrifice for their country. What underscore do you hear? Most probably a muted trumpet sounding a distant fanfare accompanied by lean-scored strings and transparent wind, something that connotes noble acts and a vast, open landscape.