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Summon the Heroes!

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Summon the Heroes!
3 min2012 OCT 22
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In this bonus episode, learn how a composer chooses specific tools to combine an American hero’s actual words with music. Aaron Copland composed a musical tribute to President Abraham Lincoln. Why does Copland’s A Lincoln Portrait sound more stately and dignified than John Williams’ music for Superman?