A Comparison of the Variation Technique Employed by Beethoven and Copland

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Aaron Copland was born of Russian-Jewish parents on November 14, 1900. Harris Kaplan, his father, had acquired the American equivalent of his name when an immigration official at the British port of entry wrote it on his papers, and from then on the family name was "Copland." Sarah Mittenthal and Harris Copland met at a family social gathering in New York and were married in 1885. They lived in the upper stories of his department store in Brooklyn which remained the family home until 1924 and was where Aaron, the youngest of five, was born.

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Higginbotham, Mary Kay May 1964.

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Aaron Copland was born of Russian-Jewish parents on November 14, 1900. Harris Kaplan, his father, had acquired the American equivalent of his name when an immigration official at the British port of entry wrote it on his papers, and from then on the family name was "Copland." Sarah Mittenthal and Harris Copland met at a family social gathering in New York and were married in 1885. They lived in the upper stories of his department store in Brooklyn which remained the family home until 1924 and was where Aaron, the youngest of five, was born.

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Higginbotham, Mary Kay. A Comparison of the Variation Technique Employed by Beethoven and Copland, thesis, May 1964; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663515/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .