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Steve Bowbrick Steve Bowbrick | 08:00 UK Time, Saturday, 26 May 2012

Aaron Copland rehearsing with the London Symphony Orchestra in 1975.

Aaron Copland rehearsing with the London Symphony Orchestra

Aaron Copland composed his Appalachian Spring in 1945. Thirty years later he came to London to perform with the London Symphony Orchestra for a BBC TV programme celebrating his 75th birthday. The picture was taken at a rehearsal for the programme. Listen to the BBC Philharmonic's Afternoon on 3 performance of Appalachian Spring from yesterday afternoon in HD Sound online.

Steve Bowbrick, interactive editor, BBC Radio 3

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