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Joseph Horowitz To Discuss 'Copland Vs. Korngold'


July 15, 2019

The 2019 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues this month with “Copland Vs. Korngold: The Battle for American Film Music,” presented by Joseph Horowitz. The program begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, July 19, in the library’s Rogow Room and is made possible by the Friends of the Library. Please note the special time for this Bag Lunch Extra program.

During the Great Depression, Aaron Copland decided to become a film composer. His intention was to counteract the upholstered “Hollywood sound” of Erich Korngold and other European-born composers. Of the Hollywood films that Copland scored, ...

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