In looking for articles written about the more controversial from last week’s discussions, Milton Babbitt, I stumbled across an October 17, 1982 article in the New York Times written by Joan Peyser entitled, “Milton Babbitt — Juggler of Strict Serialism and Pop: Milton Babbitt’s Serialism”. Needless to say, given our…

Considering our recent discussion in class about Béla Bartók’s use of folk music for foundational material in many of his works, I figured some works by Aaron Copland could provide an interesting comparison, while also taking into consideration the ‘Americanized version’ of folk music’s influence. Aaron Copland composed Appalachian Spring

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