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Wonders of Manhattan: Professional Beginnings in New York in the 1950s

Philip Lambert

in To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter surveys the early professional careers of Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock in New York during the 1950s. Harnick wrote music for television and for cabaret singers. His earliest songs for ... More


Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160887
eISBN:
9780813165530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Whatever audiences craved, whether it was gorgeous girls, catchy tunes, the latest dance craze, or zany humor, the Ziegfeld Follies gave it to them. The producer of the Follies, Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., ... More


The Scandals of 1924, Primrose, and Lady, Be Good! (1924)

Howard Pollack

in George Gershwin: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248649
eISBN:
9780520933149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248649.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Scandals of 1924 was Gershwin's last Broadway revue. The score displayed, essentially for the final time, Gershwin's skillful handling of revue demands, from the various Arabian, Chinese, ... More


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