WorldCat Identities

Blesh, Rudi 1899-1985

Overview
Works: 96 works in 320 publications in 2 languages and 10,185 library holdings
Genres: Discography  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Compiler, Performer, Editor, Interviewee, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: ML3561.J3, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Rudi Blesh
 
Most widely held works by Rudi Blesh
Collage: personalities, concepts [and] techniques by Harriet Grossman Janis( Book )
23 editions published between 1962 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shining trumpets, a history of jazz by Rudi Blesh( Book )
60 editions published between 1946 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"List of records cited in the text": p 402-408 "Musical examples referred to in the text": [24] p following p 410
They all played ragtime by Rudi Blesh( Book )
49 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Keaton by Rudi Blesh( Book )
23 editions published between 1966 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Full length biography of Buster Keaton, emphasizing the silent screen star's ability to make the audience laugh - and to make them think as well
Classic piano rags : complete original music for 81 rags by Rudi Blesh( )
7 editions published in 1973 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combo: USA; eight lives in jazz by Rudi Blesh( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recreates the lives and jazz careers of eight outstanding musicians
Modern art USA; men, rebellion, conquest, 1900-1956 by Rudi Blesh( Book )
5 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected piano works by Scott Joplin( )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stuart Davis by Rudi Blesh( Book )
11 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete piano works by Scott Joplin( )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De Kooning by Harriet Grossman Janis( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Treat it gentle by Sidney Bechet( Book )
3 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Personal story of the jazz great, made from tape recordings before his death. Includes discography
Treat it gentle : an autobiography by Sidney Bechet( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A legend on both the clarinet and the soprano saxophone, one of the most brilliant exponents of New Orleans jazz, Sidney Bechet (1897-1959) played with such fellow jazz legends as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, and Jelly Roll Morton. Here is his vivid story written in his own words. Expressive, frank, and hilarious, this classic in jazz literature re-creates a man, a music, and an era
This is jazz; a series of lectures given at the San Francisco museum of art by Rudi Blesh( Book )
10 editions published between 1943 and 1946 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifty classic piano rags ( )
1 edition published in 2010 and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic piano rags ; complete original music for 81 rags by Rudi Blesh( Book )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes reproductions of music title pages
O Susanna : a sampler of the riches of American folk music ( )
2 editions published in 1960 and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collected works of Scott Joplin by Scott Joplin( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight lives in jazz = Combo: U.S.A. by Rudi Blesh( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Eubie Blake, Charlie Christian, Billie Holiday, Gene Krupa, Jack Teagarden and Lester Young
The ragtime current : piano solos by a mainstream of today's ragtime composers by Rudi Blesh( )
3 editions published in 1976 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Blesh, Rudolph Pickett.
Blesh Rudolph Pickett 1899-1985
Languages
English (200)
German (1)
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