Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

Nationality: American
Born: November 14, 1900, Brooklyn Died: December 2, 1990, North Tarrytown (age 90)

Nonet for Strings (for 3 violins, 3 violas and 3 cellos)

(for 3 violins, 3 violas and 3 cellos)
Duration: 18 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1961 (age 60-61)
Note: "The composer also authorizes playing the piece in larger string combinations: 24 strings, 36 strings, 48 strings." From publisher Boosey and Hawkes.
2 recordings, 2 videos
16:35
St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, Dennis Russell Davies
18:37
English Symphony Orchestra, William Boughton

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