Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century

The Encyclopedia of song within the twentieth Century is an alphabetically prepared encyclopedia of all elements of tune in a variety of components of the realm through the twentieth century. It covers the main musical styles--concert track, jazz, pop, rock, etc., and such key genres as opera, orchestral song, be-bop, blues, nation, and so forth. Articles on participants offer biographical info on their lifestyles and works, and discover the contribution each one has made within the field.

Illustrated and completely cross-referenced, the Encyclopedia of track within the twentieth Century additionally presents recommended Listening and extra interpreting details. an outstanding first element of reference for college kids, librarians, and tune scholars--as good as for the final reader.

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Created back with Yip Harburg. His motion pictures within the thirties incorporated Strike Me crimson (1936), The making a song child (1936), level Struck (1936), and Gold Diggers (1937). Then Arlen and Harburg have been employed through MGM for the vintage 1939 motion picture The omposer Harold Arlen's best-remembered Wizard of ounces. Their songs for this loved movie have creations are surely many of the songs he additionally develop into classics. In 1941, with the motion picture Blues within the evening, Arlen wrote for the motion picture The Wizard of ounces, together with "Over the Rainbow," and "Ding Dong the Witch Is started a collaboration with Johnny MERCER, with useless. " It used to be, in spite of the fact that, through infusing the normal whom he labored often for the remainder of his occupation. song of Broadway with stylistic components of blues one of the songs they wrote for a succession of and jazz, that Arlen inspired the preferred songs of Hollywood musicals are "Blues within the Night," "That his period. He took those options to Hollywood in previous Black Magic," and "One for My child (and One the formative days of the motion picture musical, and his for the Road)," famously rendered via Frank SINATRA. tuneful, frequently mournful cOmpOSltlOnS unfold Arlen additionally lower back to Broadway in 1941, with during the state and indelibly formed the Bloomer lady, a collaboration with Harburg. Then, in track of yank pop culture. 1946, got here St. Louis lady, a level musical written Harold Arlen used to be born on February 15, 1905, in with Johnny Mercer, which incorporated such relocating Buffalo, big apple. At age seven, he begun making a song in songs as "Any position I cling My Hat is domestic" and the choir of the synagogue the place his father was once "Come Rain or Come Shine. " cantor. His father additionally gave Arlen piano classes. As a Arlen's final nice composition for the flicks was once teen, Arlen performed piano in a succession of neighborhood the music "The guy That acquired Away," sung by means of Judy teams, making his approach to ny in 1925 with GARLA/liO within the 1954 remake of a celeb Is Born. His The Buffalodians. whereas enjoying, he came across there has been musical condo of plant life, a collaboration with novela task as a practice session pianist for Vincent Youman's 1929 ist Truman Capote, opened on Broadway in 1954, musical nice Day. Arlen's improvisation on a and jamaica, a collaboration with Yip Harburg average practice session vamp attracted recognition and was once starring Lena HORl'iE, opened in 1957. His ultimate paintings extended with lyricist Ted Koehler into the tune for Broadway, written with Johnny Mercer, was once the "Get satisfied! " even if at the start played in an 1959 musical Saratoga, which lasted in simple terms eighty perforunsuccessful Broadway revue, it set Arlen's songwrit- mances. Harold Arlen died at his domestic in big apple ing profession in movement. on April 23, 1986. In 1930, Arlen and Koehler all started writing for Herb Scher revues at Harlem's mythical Cotton membership. between SEE additionally: the team's many profitable songs there has been "Stormy ARRANGERS; movie MCSICALS; MUSICALS. Weather," brought via Ethel Waters in Cotton membership Parade of 1933. The duo endured contributing to extra analyzing Broadway revues, yet Arlen additionally all started operating with Jablonski, Edward.

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