Other Documents

Notes for a Press Release

Late September 1944

Typed draft for the press release, possibly by Erick Hawkins. Annotations in pencil by Harold Spivacke.

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Program for the Tenth Festival of Chamber Music

Appalachian Spring was premiered on October 30, 1944, in the context of the tenth annual chamber-music festival held at the Library of Congress.

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Aaron Copland: Notes on the Composition of Appalachian Spring

Undated notes in Copland’s hand in preparation for a lecture.

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Erick Hawkins: Notes on Appalachian Spring

Ten pages of undated notes on the commission of Appalachian Spring from Hawkins’s perspective, written well after the fact, probably in the 1960s or 1970s.

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