Lincoln Portrait

Aaron Copland. 1942.

Image of Lincoln Portrait

Copland merged multiple Lincoln texts to craft the spoken content for this work. We find his Popular Front ideology in his dramatic emphasis of passages like, “It is the same spirit that says: ‘You toil and work and earn bread and I’ll eat it.’”

Image of Lincoln Portrait

Copland merged multiple Lincoln texts to craft the spoken content for this work. We find his Popular Front ideology in his dramatic emphasis of passages like, “It is the same spirit that says: ‘You toil and work and earn bread and I’ll eat it.’”

Image of Lincoln Portrait

Copland merged multiple Lincoln texts to craft the spoken content for this work. We find his Popular Front ideology in his dramatic emphasis of passages like, “It is the same spirit that says: ‘You toil and work and earn bread and I’ll eat it.’”

Metadata Details
Item Type Sheet music
Title Lincoln Portrait
Creator Aaron Copland
Publication Date 1942
Call Number VM 1045 .C777L
Location General Collections