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CBS Reports (documentary/investigative report)

    [aka: "The CBS News Hour"; "The CBS News Special"]

    (CBS Primetime, 1961 - 1971)

    [15 months after the end of Edward R. Murrow's "See It Now",
     Fred Friendly (Murrow's producer at CBS) developed this
     long-running documentary series, which continued winning
     prestigious awards for the network.]


Theme 1: "Appalachian Spring"(excerpt based upon the hymn tune, "Simple Gifts")

    [aka: "Variations On A Shaker Melody"]

    [For his ballet "Appalachian Spring", Aaron Copland used 
     old American folk tunes including a Shaker hymn called
    "Simple Gifts". The section of the ballet which was used
     as the "CBS Reports" THEME based upon "Simple Gifts",
     comes about midway through the ballet.]

     Composer: Aaron Copland (ASCAP)
     
     Original Publisher: Boosey and Hawkes, Inc. (ASCAP)
     
     2000 Publisher: Boosey and Hawkes, Inc. (ASCAP),
                        of New York, NY 
                       [div. of Boosey & Hawkes, of London, England,
                        also known as Hawkes & Sons.]

     Composition Date: 1944
     
     Copyright Date: June 30, 1958; Eu 531 078.
     
     Recordings:


Theme 2: "New CBS Reports (Signature)"

    [aka: "CBS Reports Theme"]

     Composer: Morton ("Mort") Stevens (ASCAP)
     
     Original Publisher: April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
     
     2000 Publisher: EMI/April Music, Inc. (ASCAP),
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                        of New York, NY.
                       
     Copyright Date:
     Recordings:


Theme 3: "CBS Reports Theme (Signature)"

    [aka: "CBS XIV (MT)"]

     Composer: Eugene Cines (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher (as "CBS XIV (MT)"): April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher (as "CBS Reports Theme"): 
                     EMI/April Music, Inc. (ASCAP),
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                        of New York, NY.
                       
     Copyright Date:
     Recordings:


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