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NPR Interview with Aaron Copland
Excerpted below are audio links from a November, 1980 conversation Aaron Copland had with the late Fred Calland, former NPR cultural host/producer and one of the founding voices of NPR. Click the highlighted text to hear Copland in his own words on everything from American music to living in Paris.

On American Music (6:45) Read the transcript.

On Appalachian Spring (2:02) Read the transcript.

On Conducting (2:55) Read the transcript.

On the Copland Sound (1:06) Read the transcript.

On Lincoln Portrait (2:19) Read the transcript.

On Musical Ideals (2:09) Read the transcript.

On Paris, Prokofiev, and Nadia Boulanger (14:13) Read the transcript.

On Stravinsky (1:57) Read the transcript.

On The Tender Land (2:48) Read the transcript..

On the Third Symphony (1:39) Read the transcript.

Fred Calland Remembered (5:06)

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