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Fine and DandyThe Life and Work of Kay Swift

Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift

Vicki Ohl

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102611
eISBN:
9780300130393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102611.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Kay Swift (1897–1993) was one of the few women composers active on Broadway in the first half of the twentieth century. Best known as George Gershwin's assistant, musical adviser, and intimate ... More

Louis Armstrong and Paul WhitemanTwo Kings of Jazz

Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: Two Kings of Jazz

Joshua Berrett

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103847
eISBN:
9780300127478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103847.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book offers a provocative revision of the history of early jazz by focusing on two of its most notable practitioners—Whiteman, legendary in his day, and Armstrong, a legend ever since. Paul ... More

The Selected Correspondence of Aaron Copland

The Selected Correspondence of Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland

Elizabeth B. Crist and Wayne Shirley (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111217
eISBN:
9780300133479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111217.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book is devoted to the correspondence of composer Aaron Copland, covering his life from age eight to eighty-seven. The chronologically arranged collection includes letters to many significant ... More

Sigmund Romberg

Sigmund Romberg

William A. Everett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111835
eISBN:
9780300138351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111835.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Hungarian-born composer Sigmund Romberg (1887–1951) arrived in America in 1909 and within eight years had achieved his first hit musical on Broadway. This early success was soon followed by others, ... More

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