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Listening Guide: Copland's Billy the Kid

Animateur Paul Rissmann introduces Aaron Copland's exciting music for the ballet, Billy the Kid (1938). Discover how Copland created a popular style that incorporated jazz rhythms and fiddle tunes, resulting in a truly American sound - the perfect backdrop for a ballet about one of the Wild West's most infamous outlaws. http://www.philharmonia.co.uk
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