Appalachian Spring is a musical composition by Aaron Copland that premiered in 1944 and has achieved widespread and enduring popularity as an orchestral suite. The music, scored for a thirteen-member chamber orchestra, was created upon commission of the choreographer and dancer Martha Graham with funds from the Coolidge Foundation. It premiered on Monday, October 30, 1944 at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C., with Martha Graham dancing the lead role. The set was designed by the American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Copland was awarded the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his achievement.

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Upcoming BBC Events featuring Appalachian Spring

BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Stravaganza
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Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
2020-05-06T11:46:16
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BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Stravaganza
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St David's Hall, Cardiff
2020-05-07T11:46:16
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