Copland



Aaron, 1900–90, U.S. composer.
Contemporary Examples

No speechy-sounding policy-paper words that bring Copland music to mind.
Paul Ryan’s New Plan Is a Good One, Especially for Black People John McWhorter July 29, 2014

Historical Examples

He slipped away from Chapelhope in a few days, and was no more seen until the time that Copland and his men appeared there.
The Brownie of Bodsbeck, and Other Tales (Vol. 1 of 2) James Hogg

Copland’s edition omits faste, and it is not met with in Percy.
Notes and Queries, Number 184, May 7, 1853 Various

Dr. Copland lays down rules similar to those suggested by myself, and is therefore entitled to the same epithet for so doing.
Medical Essays Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

This bell was first rung as a knell at the burial of the same Copland.
The Survey of London John Stow

Copland reprinted the work in 1557, and in 1634 the last of the black-letter editions appeared.
Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8 Various

Copland watched their motions, but could not hear what Clerk said.
The Brownie of Bodsbeck, and Other Tales (Vol. 1 of 2) James Hogg

Copland includes “difficulty of breathing” amongst the elements of angina pectoris.
New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers Various

Lady Bothwell had some touch of the old King’s Copland blood about her.
My Aunt Margaret’s Mirror Sir Walter Scott

It was built by Mr. Copland, from the designs of Mr. Sanders.
Chelsea George Bryan

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Aaron. 1900–90, US composer of orchestral and chamber music, ballets, and film music

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