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Mozart's Attic Sunday June 27th at 6:00 p.m.



Aaron Copland at the work desk at his home in Cortlandt Manor, N.Y., ca. 1978.
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Aaron Copland at the work desk at his home in Cortlandt Manor, N.Y., ca. 1978.

Aaron Copland — a city boy — made a name for himself with music evocative of the American West. It’s a romanticized West, of course it is, but we’ll look at one of the first of his “oater-ballets,” Billy the Kid, this Sunday, and we’ll hear a couple of the others in upcoming weeks as well.

Originally from central Massachusetts, Jay has called the Space Coast home for more than 30 years. He began his association with WFIT in the late '90s as a dumpster diver for office furniture in response to a broadcast plea for a new chair from a frustrated disc jockey. (WFIT has come a long way since.)