Copland will rock you

02008-10-24 | Funny, Music | 0 comments

Alex Ross: The Rest Is Noise: Copland will rock you
Listening to the New York Phil play Copland at a Young People’s Concert the other night, I realized I’d omitted a favorite tidbit from the Audio Guide for my book: the derivation of Queen’s “We Will Rock You” from the Fanfare for the Common Man. The sonic evidence is, I believe, incontrovertible:

Click here to hear the two music samples.


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