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Copland

Aaron. 1900--90, US composer of orchestral and chamber music, ballets, and film music
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Copland

The code name for a next generation Mac operating system that was expected to provide preemptive multitasking, multithreading, better crash protection and the ability to customize the user interface. Considerable effort went into Copland; however, things changed after Apple purchased NeXT Computer. See Rhapsody.
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The case against Copland called for the first time at Paisley Sheriff Court this week.
The big challenge was shifting from Mozart to Brahms and on to the technically demanding Copland concerto.
Handicap: 63 Callum McMillan (Kirkcudbright) 69-6; 65 Mitchell Cowie (D&C) 66-1 bih, Adam Scott (Lochmaben) 80-15; 67 Ellie Harkness (Lochmaben) 85-18 adjusted; 68 Glen Irvine (D&G) 74-6, Ciaran Howat (D&C) 72-4, David Sharp (D&C) 74-6, Colin McKenzie (Lochmaben) 80-12, Corey Brown (D&C) 72-4; 70 Jamie Marchbank (D&G) 73-3, Taylor Kerr (Thornhill) 69+1; 71 Finlay Copland (D&G) 73-2, Jamie Alison (D&G); 72 Cameron Gray (Kirkcudbright) 73-1; 73 Evan Wells (Lochmaben) 89-16; 77 Ben Carmichael (Lochmaben) 94-17.
They added: "West Midlands Ambulance Service can confirm that it was called by West Midlands Police to help a seriously injured man on Copland Place, Tile Hill, Coventry at 11.15pm last night.
Although they could have fallen behind as Steel sent a header narrowly wide of Copland's farpost after meeting a cross from the lively Jay Wilson.
At Stirling Sheriff Court on Wednesday, Sheriff Wyllie Robertson set Copland's trial for February 26 with an intermediate diet of January 30.
Copland confessed his amusement when concertgoers told him, "I can just feel spring and see the Appalachians." He continued, "But when I wrote the music, I had no idea what Martha was going to call it!" Her title was an ideal one, especially with Copland's evocative music.
Bernstein saw in Copland "the closest thing to a composition teacher" he ever had, guiding spirit, and also the patriarch of American serious music--as the proverbial "High Priest of American music," as if a kindly, affable "Moses in Aaron's garb." (3) The universally recognized "Dean of American Composers," in return, admired Bernstein's greatness mostly as conductor.
From his early twenties Copland, a person with great self-belief, spent his time influencing others, but his formative years in New Zealand exerted a dominant effect on his life, both personally and professionally.
During March and April 1960, Aaron Copland and Lukas Foss spent four weeks in the Soviet Union, where they performed their own music, met with fellow composers and students, and distributed material on American music.
an essay that covers the period from Copland's death in 1990, tracing the life of his music.