(compiled by Florence Stevens and Michael Boriskin)

Books About Aaron Copland

Berger, Arthur. Aaron Copland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1953; repr., New York: Da Capo Press, 1990.

The Music of Aaron Copland

Butterworth, Neil; Preface by Andre Previn. The Music of Aaron Copland. London: Toccata Press; New York: Universe Books, 1986.

Copland Connotations

Dickinson, Peter (ed.). Copland Connotations: Studies and Interviews. Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2002.

Copland: His Life and Times

Dobrin, Arnold. Aaron Copland: His Life and Times, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1967.

Copland: A Reader

Kostelanetz, Richard (ed.). Aaron Copland: A Reader (Selected Writings, 1926-72). New York: Routledge, 2003.

Copland's America

Levin, Gail, and Judith Tick. Aaron Copland's America: A Cultural Perspective. New York: Watson-Guptill, 2000.

Copland: His Life

Owens, Catherine Peare. Aaron Copland, His Life. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969.

Aaron Copland: The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man

Pollack, Howard J. Aaron Copland: The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man. New York: H. Holt & Co., 2000.

Aaron Copland: A Guide to Research

Robertson, Marta, and Robin Armstrong. Aaron Copland: A Guide to Research (Composer Resource Manuals). New York: Garland, 2000.

Aaron Copland: A Bio-Bibliography

Skowronski, JoAnn. Aaron Copland: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1985.

Aaron Copland: His Work and Contribution to American Music

Smith, Julia. Aaron Copland, His Work and Contribution to American Music. New York: Dutton, 1955.

Aaron Copland

Venezia, Mike. Aaron Copland. Chicago: Children’s Press, 1995.

Aaron Copland's Writings

Copland on Music

Copland, Aaron. Copland on Music. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1960.

Music and Imagination

Copland, Aaron. Music and Imagination. The Charles Elliot Norton Lectures, 1951-1952. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1952.

Copland, Aaron. The New Music, 1900-1960. New York: W. W. Norton, 1969. Previously published in 1941 under the title Our New Music.

What to Listen for in Music

Copland, Aaron. What to Listen for in Music. 1939; 1957; repr., New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988.
With an introduction by William Schuman.

Copland Thru 1942
Copland Since 1943

Copland, Aaron, and Vivian Perlis. Copland: Since 1943. New York: St. Martin’s/Marek, 1989.

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