Copland and the American Sound

Production Credits

Produced & Directed by
David Kennard
Joan Saffa
Edited by
Blair Gershkow
Director of Photography
Michael Anderson
Bob Elfstrom
Dan Gleich
Jon Fontana
Additional Scripting
Charlie Pearson
Vivian Perlis
Production Consultant
Janette Gitler
Associate Producer
Emma Cott
Production Team
Victoria Simpson
Minette Siegel
Monica Lam
Katie Winters
Ashley Wren
Lauren Saffa
Location Manager, Prague
Martin Stasek
Additional Crew
Andy Wiskes, Sound
Polly Pettit, Film Researcher
Jenny-King Turko, Make-up
Gillian Rose, Make-up
Production Manager
Cheryl King
Graphic Design
Susan Roderick David Murray
Online Editor
Jesse Spencer
Ed Rudolph
Post Production Audio
Mark Escott
Robert Berke


Gary Halvorson
Michael Bronson
Coordinating Producer
Elaine Warner
Associate Producer
Kate Gaitley
Gary Bradley
Audio Producer
Jack Vad
Score Reader
Mary Chun

Copland music courtesy of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. and Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., Sole Licensee


The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. from The Aaron Copland Collection at the Library of Congress
Arnold Eagle
Art Resource, NY
Erich Lessing
Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz
Tate Gallery
Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
ADAGP, Paris
Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Estate of Pablo Picasso
Bonney, Paris
Bridgeman Art Library
Museum of Modern Art, NY
James Goodman Gallery, NY
Haags Gemeentemuseum
Brown University Library
Richard Hamilton Smith
Joel W. Rogers
Jean-Pierre Lescourret
Bo Zaunders
Duke University, Rare Book, Manuscript, And Special Collections Library
Getty Images
The Image Works
Lebrecht Music Arts
Mary Evans Picture Library
Jewish Chronicle Ltd
Janus Films, Clips of Martha Graham's Appalachian Spring
Victor Kraft
Library of Congress

Piet Mondrian 1872-1944
Composition 2, with Red, Blue, Black and Yellow, 1929
Composition with Grid 9: Checkerboard Composition with Light Colors,1919
©2006 Mondrian/Holtzman Trust c/o HCR International, Warrenton, VA

National Archives

Irving Penn "Aaron Copland, New York, 1964"
© 1974 (renewed 1975) Condé Nast Publications Inc.

Prague Tourist Bureau
Prelinger Internet Archives
"SALÓN MÉXICO" Footage © Televisa, S.A. de C.V
Eric Schaal Estate
Ralph Steiner Estate


Joshua Robison
Deanna Hull
Dianne Nicolini
Copland House, Inc
San Francisco Symphony Stage Crew IATSE, Local 16
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center
The Leonard Bernstein Office, Inc.
American Conservatory of Music, Fontainebleau
Congregation Baith Israel-Anshei Emes
Roger Kleinman
David Arroyo
Cantor Jacob Mendelson
Rabbi Henry Michelman
Joseph Goldfarb
The Corporation of Yaddo
Drum Corps, International
Hancock Shaker Village
New School for Social Research
Thaddeus Clapp House

And to

The James Irvine Foundation
lead funding provided by
Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
with generous support from Nan Tucker McEvoy, The James Irvine Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Marcia and John Goldman, Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, William and Gretchen Kimball Fund, Lisa and John Pritzker, Mrs. Alfred S. Wilsey, Koret Foundation Fund, Lynn and Tom Kiley, Anita and Ronald Wornick, Roselyne Chroman Swig, Margaret Liu Collins & Edward B. Collins, the Acacia Foundation, Matt Cohler, The Bernard Osher Foundation, Betty and Jack Schafer, Felipe R. Santiago and Barry T. Joseph, Mary C. Falvey, Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey P. Hays, Mark Heising and Liz Simons, David and Janyce Hoyt, Laurence and Michèle Corash, Helen Berggruen, and others.