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From "Dance Panels" to "Duo for Flute and Piano" (6 works)

Dance Panels
Form: Ballet
Date: 1959
First performance: 3 December 1963. Munich. Choreography: Heinz Rosen
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Date of publication: 1965
Timing: 26'
Contents: I. Moderato (Tempo di valzer) II. Allegretto con tenerezza III. Scherzando IV. Pas de trois: Lento V. Con brio VI. Con moto VII. Molto ritmico
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Dance Symphony
Date: 1925
First performance: 15 April 1931. Philadelphia. Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski, cond.
Publisher: Cos Cob Press
Date of publication: 1931
Timing: 18'
Dedication: "to Harold Clurman"
Contents: Introduction: Lento I. Subito doppio movimento; Molto allegro II. Andante Moderato III. Allegro vivo
Notes: excerpts from Grohg. This is not one of the three numbered symphonies.
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Danzón Cubano
Form: Two pianos; arranged for orchestra
Date: 1942
First performance: 17 December 1942. New York. Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland, pianos.; (orchestral version): 17 February 1946. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, cond. Reginald Stewart
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Date of publication: 1943
Timing: 6'
Dedication: "to Rudy" [Burckhardt] (No dedication in orchestra score)
Notes: "Composed especially for the twentieth anniversary of the League of Composers."
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Dirge in Woods
Form: Song for voice and piano
Date: 1954
Text: George Meredith
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Date of publication: 1957
Timing: 3'
Dedication: "Written especially in honor of Nadia Boulanger's fiftieth year of teaching."
Notes: Boulanger had asked Copland to write two songs for her. He could finish only one
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Down a Country Lane
Form: Piano
Date: 1962
Publisher: Life magazine
Publisher: Life magazine
Date of publication: 1962
Timing: 3'
Notes: arranged for school orchestra by the composer, 1965
Duo for Flute and Piano
Date: 1970-1971
First performance: 3 October 1971. Philadelphia. Elaine Shaffer, flute; Hepzibah Menuhin, piano
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Date of publication: 1971
Timing: 14'
Dedication: "to the memory of William Kincaid"
Contents: I. Flowing II. Poetic, somewhat mournful III. Lively, with bounce
Notes: based on material sketched during the 1940s. Second movement published separately as "Poem" in 1977
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