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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.