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American popular song : the great innovators, 1900-1950 / Alec Wilder ; edited and with an introduction by James T. Maher.

; Maher, James T
New York : Oxford University Press, [1972] .
ISBN 0195014456

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Other Authors Maher, James T.
Subjects Musique populaire -- États-Unis -- Histoire et critique.
Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Popular music.
United States.
Description xxxix, 536 pages : music ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
©1972
Notes Includes indexes.
Summary Surveys the development of popular music in twentieth-century America hightlighting the careers of six outstanding composers.
Contents Author's note -- Introduction / by James T. Maher -- The transition era: 1885 to World War I -- Jerome Kern (1885-1945) -- Irving Berlin (1888- ) -- George Gershwin (1898-1937) -- Richard Rogers [id est Rodgers] (1902- ) -- Cole Porter (1892-1964) -- Harold Arlen (1905- ) -- Vincent Youmans (1898-1946) and Arthur Schwartz (1900- ) -- Burton Lane (1912- ), Hugh Martin (1914- ), and Vernon Duke (1903-1969) -- The great craftsmen. Hoagy Carmichael ; Watler Donaldson ; Harry Warren ; Isham Jones ; Jimmy McHugh ; Duke Ellington ; Fred Ahlert ; Richard Whiting ; Ray Noble ; John Green ; Rube Bloom ; Jimmy Van Heusen -- Outstanding individual songs: 1920 to 1950.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)308524
(OCoLC)ocm00308524
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wilder, Alec.
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