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Appalachian Spring

Business

Appalachian Spring is a retail company founded in 1968 by David and Paula Brooks in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., USA. David and Paula Brooks began with the goal of bringing to the community a collection of American craft. To find the products they looked to the artists and craftspeople that lived and worked in the Appalachian states of the United States, the region in which they had grown up.

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  1. "Appalachian Spring" is a composition by Aaron Copland that premiered in 1944 and has achieved widespread and enduring popularity as an orchestral suite. The ballet, scored for a thirteen-member chamber orchestra, was created upon commission of choreographer and dancer Martha Graham with funds from the Coolidge Foundation; it premiered on Monday, October 30, 1944, at the Library of Congress in Washington DC, with Martha Graham dancing the lead role. The set was designed by the Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Copland was awarded the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his achievement.
    • also known as Appalachian Spring: Ballet for Martha
    • music by Aaron Copland
    • award: - Pulitzer Prize for Music, received by Aaron Copland
  2. "Appalachian Spring" is a musical album of Aaron Copland.
  3. "Appalachian Spring" is a musical album of Aaron Copland.
    • released in (25 years ago)
  4. "Appalachian Spring" a.k.a. "Copland: Appalachian Spring / Schuman: American Festival Overture / Barber: Adagio for Strings / Bernstein: Candida Overture" is a musical album of Leonard Bernstein, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Samuel Barber, William Howard Schuman, Aaron Copland.
  5. "Appalachian Spring" a.k.a. "CBS Great Performances, Volume 39: Appalachian Spring Suite / Fanfare for the Common Man / El Salón México / Danzón Cubano" is a musical album of Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic.

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Google previewArts and Culture, Combined (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Appalachian Spring is a modern score composed ...

Google previewArts and Culture (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Appalachian Spring is a modern score composed ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Conductor (2015)

by Emily Freeman Brown

Appalachian Spring, Aaron Copland, figures [13]–[14], mixed meters with uneven subdivisions and shifting emphasis. Courtesy Boosey & Hawkes.

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Music (2013)

by Michael Kennedy, Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Joyce Kennedy

and Appalachian Spring (1944). In later years Copland prod. little music, preferring to conduct. Copland worked hard on the promotional side of Amer. music as lecturer ...

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