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Copland, Ruth Crawford Seeger, and the Hoe-Down from Rodeo

Everyone knows the “Hoe-Down” tune from Aaron Copland’s Ballet Rodeo (even if they don’t know who Aaron Copland was or … Continue reading

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Joe Paterno and Sports as Art

Joe Paterno had come up in my research on 1926 (he was born that year) months before his role in … Continue reading

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