Quiet City by Aaron Copland, for solo English Horn (or Oboe) and Trumpet, with an orchestral reduction piano accompaniment. Arranged by J. Brodbin Kennedy. Sheet Music – £ – This piece frpom American composer Aaron Copland is for Trumpet and English Horn (or Oboe) and String Orchestra. I’m looking for Copland’s “Quiet City” trumpet part or all score with piano. Please, send me to [email protected], that’s very immportant for.

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The spaciousness of Copland ‘s musical textures has often been compared to the vastness of the American landscape, and Quiet City was emblematic of an urban, internalized facet of Americana.

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Sexy Trippy All Moods. Continuing the assessment in his own autobiography, Copland observed that ” Quiet City seems to have become a musical entity, superseding the original reasons for its composition,” [ This quote needs a citation ] owing much of its success to its escape from the details of its dramatic context. Spirit of the Trumpeter. Music for the Theatre; Dance Panels.

Quiet City, for English horn, trumpet & strings (from the incidental music)

Quiet City is a composition for trumpetcor anglaisand string orchestra by Aaron Copland. It was actually based coplanr thematic material Copland had previously incorporated within a suite of incidental music written for a play by Irwin Shaw. Capricorn Concerto; Adagio; Serenade for Strings.


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Quiet City

Compositions by Aaron Copland Compositions for trumpet Compositions for saxophone Compositions for clarinet compositions Incidental music. This article is about the musical composition by Aaron Copland. Aaron Copland ‘s breathtakingly evocative Quiet City was finished in Adagio for Strings; Ives; Symphony No.

Music for Stage and Screen. The first was a young Jewish boy, awestruck by the steely modernity of his city environment, yet still profoundly in touch with his own feelings and heritage. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Irwin Shaw’s play focused on two main characters. This page was last edited on 6 Septemberat Piano Concerto Clarinet Concerto. This intensely concentrated tableau was characterized by its director as “a realistic fantasy The obverse figure is that of a poor, dispossessed, and lonely man, for whom the city provides no refuge.

Views Read Edit View history. Compositions by Aaron Copland. The Essential Wynton Marsalis. These two personalities were portrayed in Copland ‘s original incidental music by a jazz trumpet solo played by the Jewish boy, and a disconsolate, idly limping string theme, which according to Copland signified “the slogging gait” of a vagrant.


The man, however, was continually recalled to his conscience by the haunting sound of his brother’s trumpet playing.

Aaron Copland – Quiet City

Retrieved from ” https: According to Copland, the piece was “an attempt to mirror the troubled main character of Irwin Shaw’s play,” [ This quote needs a citation ] who had abandoned his Jewishness and his poetic aspirations in order to pursue material success by Anglicizing his name, marrying a rich socialite, and becoming the president of a department store. As Virgil Thompson wrote, Copland ‘s orchestration was “plainer, cleaner-coloured, deeply imaginative By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Articles with unsourced quotes. Sony Classical Essential Classics. For other uses, see Quiet City disambiguation. The music begins and ends with a depiction of the still night air of the slumbering city, invoked by the improvisatory sounds of the trumpeter, with the English horn portraying the homeless man.