Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-15 of 15 items

  • Keywords: ASCAP x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

February 1, 2003

Neil Gould

in Victor Herbert: A Theatrical Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823228713
eISBN:
9780823241798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

A small crowd gathered in Central Park to commemorate Victor Herbert's birthday. Nearby, Herbert's statue, first unveiled by his daughter Ella when ASCAP presented it to the City of New York on ... More


Eighteen. Striking Out

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Schuman had contemplated writing an opera early in his career as a composer. This chapter explores some of the projects Schuman considered, especially a partnership in 1942 with poet Christopher ... More


Entrʼacte I: Ace of Clubs (1896–1924)

Neil Gould

in Victor Herbert: A Theatrical Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823228713
eISBN:
9780823241798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the early twentieth century Herbert was very much involved in the clubs of New York. The clubs represented recognition of professional achievement as well as refuge from the stresses of an urban ... More


Owning a Song: The Restructuring of Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley

Katherine Spring

in Saying It With Songs: Popular Music and the Coming of Sound to Hollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199842216
eISBN:
9780199369584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842216.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Drawing on original archival research, Chapter 2 traces the convergence of the film and music industries from 1928 through early 1930, a period during which Hollywood's major studios acquired or ... More


Fine and Dandy

Vicki Ohl

in Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102611
eISBN:
9780300130393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102611.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the success of Kay Swift's musical Fine and Dandy, which opened on September 23, 1930 at Erlanger's Theater. It explains that the musical was a collaboration between Swift and ... More


Fats Comes Aboard

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Joe Davis’s collaboration with jazz musician Fats Waller, which started in 1929. It explains that this year also kicked off nicely for Davis’s own career with the recording of ... More


How Joe Davis Did Business

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Joe Davis’s way of doing business in the 1940s. It explains that Davis was looking at new trends in black popular music and that repeat deals with satisfied customers were ... More


The Jewish Population of Tennessee: Sheet Music and the Imprimatur of Broadway

Laurence Maslon

in Broadway to Main Street: How Show Tunes Enchanted America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199832538
eISBN:
9780190620424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199832538.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the first way that the imprimatur of Broadway reached consumers was through the immense distribution of colorful and tuneful sheet music. Early music ... More


Orchids in the Moonlight

Steven C. Smith

in Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood's Most Influential Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190623272
eISBN:
9780190623302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623272.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

After producing too many movie musicals at the dawn of sound, Hollywood had virtually abandoned the genre by 1932. Steiner was convinced that the public was eager to see a well-made musical—and after ... More


Composer as Conductor: Through the baptism of fire

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190863739
eISBN:
9780190054786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863739.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

With an offer from the London FFRR label to conduct and record his works, including the Medea Suite and the Cello Concerto with Zara Nelsova, Barber studied conducting with Nicolai Malko in Denmark. ... More


Götterdämmerung

Steven C. Smith

in Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood's Most Influential Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190623272
eISBN:
9780190623302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623272.003.0025
Subject:
Music, History, American

The strands of Steiner’s life emphasized in earlier chapters—his yearning for commercial success, his growing debts, and his emotional neglect of his son—reach their fulcrum here in ways both ... More


Bad Music Instead

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI), the competitor of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). In response to ASCAP's hold over Broadway, BMI searched for ... More


Four Last Songs

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter describes Arnstein's later years as well as the fates of Sigmund Spaeth, the Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI), and the American Society of Composers, Authors ... More


Justice For Genius

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on Arnstein's antipathy towards the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Arnstein's resentment can be traced back to the ASCAP's rejection of his ... More


My Beer is A Shame

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter continues the discussion of the MultiSuit filed by Arnstein against the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). It details how the focus of the MultiSuit shifted ... More


View: