Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

Our Town (1940)

music for the film by Sam Wood based on the play by Thornton Wilder, for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1940
    • Duration : 11 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Dedication : à Leonard Bernstein
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes [ou 2] , 2 oboes [ou 1] , English horn, 3 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 3 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, glockenspiel, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 7 May 1944
    Location :

    (suite orchestrale), États-Unis, Boston


    Performers :

    le Boston Pops Orchestra, direction : Leonard Bernstein.

Observations

arrangement pour violon et piano Story of Our Town, 1940 ; trois extraits arrangés pour piano, 1944 ; extraits inclus dans Music for Movies.