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The Jerome Kern encyclopedia

Author: Thomas S Hischak
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Jerome Kern Encyclopedia consists of entries on people, theater and film musicals, songs, subjects and themes related to the composer. Not only are all of Kern's stage and screen projects - from 1904 to 1946 - covered, but there are also entries on all the major librettists and lyricists with whom he worked, as well as producers, directors, actors, and other individuals who figured prominently in his career.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Named Person: Jerome Kern; Jerome Kern; Jerome Kern
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Hischak
ISBN: 9780810891678 0810891670 0810891689 9780810891685
OCLC Number: 827010630
Description: xxiii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Encyclopedia --
Appendix A: Chronology of Kern Musicals --
Appendix B: Kern Interpolations --
Appendix C: Discography --
Appendix D: Awards.
Responsibility: Thomas S. Hischak.

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"The Jerome Kern Encyclopedia consists of entries on people, theater and film musicals, songs, subjects and themes related to the composer. Not only are all of Kern's stage and screen projects - from 1904 to 1946 - covered, but there are also entries on all the major librettists and lyricists with whom he worked, as well as producers, directors, actors, and other individuals who figured prominently in his career. Approximately one hundred of Kern's most important songs are discussed, and other entries address awards, collaborations, working methods, song styles, and related subjects."--Back cover.

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Hischak credits Kern in the preface with creating "the sound of the American musical," which is the case he attempts to make with this sorely overdue reference work. In prose that is not overly Read more...

 
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