Watch the PBS Video about Aaron Copland linked below . Answer the following questions about the video. Long answers are necessary. 1. Tell about Copland’s musical journey through the years he composed so much nationalism. 2.What musical techniques did Copland use to make his music have certain characteristics? 3. What was Copland’s inspiration? 4. What was the reaction of other composers to Copland’s nationalism? What was the public’s reaction? 5. Where did “Simple Gifts” originate? Why did Copland use it? 6. How does “Fanfare for the Common Man” exemplify Copland’s compositional techniques? Video:

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