Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring" Quilted Cover Art

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I designed the cover art for Aaron Copland’s piece “Appalachian Spring” which was inspired by traditional American (Quaker) folk songs. I felt an equally traditional American folk art such as quilting would best embody the feeling of the piece.

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Detail of the pattern work and stitching.

 

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