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Leon, Ruth

Overview
Works: 52 works in 106 publications in 2 languages and 2,978 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Television adaptations  Guidebooks  Juvenile works  Operas  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: M1500.V48, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ruth Leon
Judy Garland : beyond the rainbow by Sheridan Morley ( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of singer/actress Judy Garland
Gene Kelly : a celebration by Sheridan Morley ( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 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 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A century of theatre by Ruth Leon ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aaron Copland a self-portrait ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 190 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
Hey, Mr. Producer! : the musical world of Cameron Mackintosh by Sheridan Morley ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Italian and held by 149 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 )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 133 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 )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of musicals is beautiful, complex, hilarious, hard-headed, and improbable. It is as hard to make a great musical as it is to fly a spaceship to the moon and there are at least as many moving parts. Why is a great musical as significant a theatrical achievement as, say, King Lear?In this entertaining new title in Oberon Masters Series, Ruth Leon tells all about the composers, the lyricists, the directors and the pioneers of the stage musical on both sides of the Atlantic while trying to reveal the truth behind the eternal question - what are musicals and why do we love them?<br
What am I? by Ruth Leon ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readers are asked to identify animals and objects whose characteristics are described on one page, with the correct answer and more details on the following page
Marilyn Monroe by Sheridan Morley ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 88 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
Aaron Copland self-portrait ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Copland himself is the key explicator of his own extraordinary musical career, from piano lessons in Brooklyn and study with Nadia Boulanger, a fling as a wild-eyed modernist, and finally to his preeminence in the American musical world. The program features a wealth of Copland music, including ballet sequences with Agnes de Mille dancing in Rodeo and Martha Graham in Appalachian Spring, scenes of Copland conducting, and interviews with Leonard Bernstein and Ned Rorem, who said of Copland, "He invented out of whole cloth what it means to be American. Written by Vivian Perlis and produced by Ruth Leon
What am I? : a picture quiz book by Ruth Leon ( Book )
6 editions published between 1949 and 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eubie Blake memories of Eubie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 48 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 39 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 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The EAV history of jazz with Billy Taylor ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy Taylor traces jazz music from its beginning through the mid-1980's. Live performances by the Billy Taylor Trio introduce various styles, along with old film footage of great performers
Music ... is tone color ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 19 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
 
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Languages
English (69)
Italian (2)
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