Subscribe to
Opera Today

Receive articles and news via RSS feeds or email subscription.


twitter_logo[1].gif



9780393088953.png

9780521746472.png

0810888688.gif

0810882728.gif

News

24 Jan 2007

Plain Speaking and Singing on Copland’s Family Farm

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/23/arts/music/23tend.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin

copland.pngBy VIVIEN SCHWEITZER [NY Times, 23 January 2007]

Aaron Copland worried about the durability of “The Tender Land,” his opera about a traditional, humble, rural 1930s family suspicious of outsiders and their morals. But it seems uncannily relevant: contemporary America is still often touted as a place whose small-town heartland, inhabited by plain-spoken, wary and conservative folk, is framed by cities teeming with deviants and elitists.

Send to a friend

Send a link to this article to a friend with an optional message.

Friend's Email Address: (required)

Your Email Address: (required)

Message (optional):