WorldCat Identities

Wheeler, Harold

Overview
Works: 51 works in 94 publications in 2 languages and 2,420 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musicals  History  Original cast recordings  Television mini-series  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Filmed interviews  Blues (Music)  Jazz 
Roles: Conductor, Arranger, Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 782.14
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harold Wheeler
The Wiz : the super soul musical Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Charlie Smalls( Recording )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirty rotten scoundrels : original Broadway cast recording by David Yazbek( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original Cast recording from the musical about two con men. The sounds on this score can be found somewhat traditional with the piano, brass, and the vocal backing of the ensemble
Promises, promises : original Broadway cast album by Burt Bacharach( Recording )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big black boom on the great white way( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Brown meets with producers Ken Harper and Melvin Van Peebles and composer/arrangers Eubie Blake and Harold Wheeler to discuss the history and success of the Black musical on Broadway
Straight out of Brooklyn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young man desperate to get out of the Brooklyn projects where he, his family and his friends live. He feels trapped there, surrounded by drugs and danger, so he and his friends pull a robbery to obtain the funds to take them out of Brooklyn forever
Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LIBERATORS claims that the 761st Tank Battalion liberated the concentration camps at Dachau and Buchenwald, which contradicts both official reports to the Army and the 761st's own regimental history. The American Jewish Committee's "Liberators : a background report" concluded that the film contained "serious factual flaws well beyond what can be written off as 'artistic license.'" The film was removed from circulation in 1993, pending re-editing
The very best of Nina Simone : Sugar in my bowl, 1967-1972 by Nina Simone( Recording )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of Nina Simone's most popular and enduring jazz vocal hits
Two gentlemen of Verona : a Decca Broadway original cast recording by Galt MacDermot( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love! Valour! Compassion!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows eight gay men, longtime friends, who spend summer holiday weekends together at a beach house. Based on the play by Terrence McNally
Promises, promises : original Broadway cast album by Burt Bacharach( Recording )

2 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't play us cheap( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy about two minions of the devil who crash a Harlem party, thrown by Miss Maybell, with high hopes of destroying its festive atmosphere
The tap dance kid : the Broadway cast recording by Henry Krieger( Recording )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music inspired by Star wars and other galactic funk by John Williams( Recording )

2 editions published in 1977 and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jacksons : an American dream by Jacksons (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the inspiring true story of the first family of music, The Jacksons: an American dream spans five decades--from the family's beginnings in a midwestern steel town to the premier stages of the world
Cotton comes to Harlem : Original motion picture score by Galt MacDermot( Recording )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fame : the musical : 1999 original American cast recording by Steven Margoshes( Recording )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star wars and other galactic funk by John Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1977 and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desire wire by Cidny Bullens( Recording )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What the-- you mean I can't sing?! by Melvin Van Peebles( Recording )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Stuart by Mary Stuart( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Harold Wheeler Amerikaans componist

Harold Wheeler compositeur et chef d'orchestre

Harold Wheeler compositor estadounidense

هارولد ویلر آهنگساز آمریکایی

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哈羅德·惠勒

Languages
English (41)

German (1)