John Corigliano on Aaron Copland
Friday, November 17, 2006
The composer John Corigliano has collected an impressive stack of awards for his music. He won an Academy Award for his score to the movie The Red Violin, and a Pulitzer Prize for his Second Symphony. Jonathan Mitchell asked Corigliano about the music that inspired him, and why the American classical tradition of Aaron Copland has fallen on hard times.