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Leon, Ruth

Overview
Works: 40 works in 103 publications in 4 languages and 3,213 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Filmed operas  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN2287.M69, 791.43028092
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Most widely held works about Ruth Leon
 
Most widely held works by Ruth Leon
Judy Garland : beyond the rainbow by Sheridan Morley( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of singer/actress Judy Garland
Aaron Copland : self-portrait( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences by composer Aaron Copland about his musical life. Other musicians and persons in the arts discuss his work and its influence on the American musical scene
Gene Kelly : a celebration by Sheridan Morley( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century of theatre by Ruth Leon( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Applause : New York's guide to the performing arts by Ruth Leon( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hey, Mr. Producer! : the musical world of Cameron Mackintosh by Sheridan Morley( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Italian and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars Beverly Sills as Violetta, Verdi's most sympathetic tragic heroine. Her lover, Alfredo, is played by Henry Price
Gershwin by Ruth Leon( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music guide to classroom use in intermediate grades by D.C.) WETA-TV (Television station : Washington( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sound of musicals by Ruth Leon( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of musicals is beautiful, complex, hilarious, hard-headed and improbable. In this book Ruth Leon recalls the significant composers, lyricists, directors and pioneers of the stage musical on both sides of the Atlantic, whilst trying to pin down the essence of just what it is that makes musicals so popular
Marilyn Monroe by Graham McCann( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born Norma Jean Baker in Los Angeles in 1926, the illegitimate child of a salesman, Marilyn Monroe is perhaps the greatest star in the history of motion pictures, and her eventful and tragic life has become a legend. The authors retrace her steps from an unhappy childhood, her discovery by Howard Hughes and her personal life: her marriage to the baseball player Joe DiMaggio, her relationship with the playwright Arthur Miller and her bent for self-destruction, which ended with her death from a drug overdose at 36
Eubie Blake : memories of Eubie( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of the life and music of Eubie Blake, including performances of many of his works by himself and other performers
Music is style( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a series of ten programs first broadcast on PBS-TV in 1977 designed to stimulate music appreciation by introducing viewers to a wide variety of musical concepts and styles
Marilyn Monroe a concise biography by Sheridan Morley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Baker in Los Angeles in 1926, the illegitimate child of a salesman; when she died aged 36, from a drug overdose, she was perhaps the greatest star in the history of motion pictures
The EAV history of jazz : with Billy Taylor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the development of traditional and modern jazz from its roots in slave work songs to the styles and technical innovations of the 1980s. Interweaves contemporary performances with historical film footage, skills and original sound recordings of a number of important musicians. Suggested audience: secondary
Music ... is tone color.( Visual )

in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to tone color, the particular sound characteristic to each musical instrument. Explores how the elements of tone color are register, texture, range, and dynamics; and shows how proper choice of instrumentation can add to the music meaning of a piece
Music is harmony( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD : Explains that harmony occurs when two or more sounds played together lose their separateness and produce a new sound. Acquaints the student with the difference in sound between a single melody line and the same melody with harmonic accompaniment. Examines chords, another kind of combination of sounds used to create a new separate sound
John Cage : I have nothing to say and I'm saying it( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life, music, and philosophy of the composer John Cage. Includes performances of his music, and comments by Merce Cunningham, Yoko Ono, and Laurie Anderson
Roberto Devereux by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Elizabeth I of England is betrayed politically and romantically by the man she loves, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex
Ka' du gætte, hvem jeg er? by Ruth Leon( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Judy Garland : beyond the rainbow
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Gene Kelly : a celebrationA century of theatreApplause : New York's guide to the performing artsHey, Mr. Producer! : the musical world of Cameron MackintoshGershwinThe sound of musicalsMarilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe a concise biography