First Listen: Copland orchestral works

John Wilson conducts Copland favourites

Copland orchestral works

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John Wilson and his orchestra sell out the Albert Hall in minutes when it comes to their MGM musical and Hollywood film Proms and he's a dab hand at British light music. But for his latest disc he's turned to Copland. It's the first in a new series exploring the American composer's orchestral works with the BBC Philharmonic, and begins with the suites from the ballets Appalachian Spring and Billy the Kid.

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Join the BBC Music Magazine team to find out what they made of this American adventure and to hear clips from the recording.