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Variations On A Shaker Melody
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Variations On A Shaker Melody

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Full Orchestra
Composer Copland, Aaron
Publisher Boosey & Hawkes Inc
Grade 2-5
Series Boosey & Hawkes Orchestra

Price: $90.00

Catalog #48007426

UPC code: 073999074260

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“Variations on a Shaker Melody” is an excerpt from “Appalachian Spring” which was composed in 1943-44 as a ballet for Miss Martha Graham on a commission from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation. The ballet was first performed by Miss Graham and her company at the Coolidge Festival in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., on October 30, 1944.

The original scoring called for a chamber ensemble of thirteen instruments. The present arrangement for symphony orchestra was made by the composer especially for performance by school and community orchestras.

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