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The American popular ballad of the golden era 1924-1950

Author: Allen Forte
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the repertoire of love songs written during the heyday of American musical theater, the Big Bands, and Tin Pan Alley. Covering the work of such songwriters as Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jerome Kern; Irving Berlin; Richard Rodgers; Harold Arlen; Cole Porter
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Forte
ISBN: 069104399X 9780691043999
OCLC Number: 472229362
Description: 366 sider
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction 2The Harmonic Language of the Popular Ballad 3Rhythmic Features of the Popular Ballad 4Melodic Design: Descriptive Categories 5The Lyric: Its Qualities and Melodic Roles 6Form: Nomenclature and Templates 7The Large-Scale View: A Primer 8Ballads of Jerome Kern 9Ballads of Irving Berlin 10Ballads of Cole Porter 11Ballads of George Gershwin 12Ballads of Richard Rodgers 13Ballads of Harold Arlen 14Ballads of Richard Whiting, Walter Donaldson, Harry Warren, Jimmy McHugh, Vincent Youmans, Duke Ellington, and Kurt Weill 15Ballads of Hoagy Carmichael, Arthur Schwartz, Vernon Duke, John Green, Burton Lane, and Jimmy Van Heusen 16Ballads of Kay Swift, Bernice Petkere, Ann Ronell, Dana Suesse, and Ruth Lowe 17Concluding Reflections Notes Bibliography Copyright Credits Index
Responsibility: Allen Forte

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Co-Winner of the 1997 Wallace Berry Distinguished Book Award, Society for Music Theory "He brings the technique to bear on American popular ballads of the 'Golden Age.'... The book is brilliantly Read more...

 
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