Old American Songs

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Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland (arr. John Moss)

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General Info

Year: 2006
Duration: c. 6:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts - $65.00   |   Score Only - $7.50


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Program Notes

From Copland's well-known collection for voice, this exquisite suite of four selected movements has been crafted especially for young band. This arrangement offers accessible music by one of our greatest American composers. Includes: All the Pretty Little Horses; Ching-a-Ring Chaw; The Golden Willow Tree and Simple Gifts.

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

  • Florida: III
  • Kansas: III
  • Louisiana: I
  • Michigan: Senior High C
  • Michigan: Junior High AA


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  • University of Wyoming (Laramie) Wind Symphony (Robert Belser, conductor) - 9 October 2022
  • Brevard (N.C.) College Wind Ensemble (Eric Peterson, conductor) - 19 November 2021
  • University of British Columbia (Vancouver) Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Robert Taylor, conductor; J. Patrick Raftery, voice) – 15 March 2018
  • University of South Alabama (Mobile) Wind Ensemble (William Petersen, conductor; Thomas Rowell, tenor) – 13 April 2017
  • Charlottesville (Va.) Municipal Band (Stephen E, Layman, conductor) - 2 June 2015
  • Ruth Asawa San Francisco School Of The Arts Concert Band (Steven Hendee, conductor) - 2012

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Copland, A.; Moss, J. (2006). Old American Songs [score]. Boosey & Hawkes: [New York?]