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The Resource Ira Gershwin : the Art of the Lyricist

Ira Gershwin : the Art of the Lyricist

Label
Ira Gershwin : the Art of the Lyricist
Title
Ira Gershwin
Title remainder
the Art of the Lyricist
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To the perennial question "which comes first, the music or the words?" Ira Gershwin always responded, "the contract." The jest reveals both Ira's consummate professionalism and the self-effacing wit with which he ducked the spotlight whenever possible. Yet the ingeniously inventive melodies George Gershwin composed for such classic songs as "Someone to Watch Over Me," "Embraceable You," "Fascinating Rhythm," "It Ain't Necessarily So," and "Love is Here to Stay" live on in no small part because of the equally unforgettable lyrics of Ira Gershwin, lines crafted with a precision that earned him t
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Furia, Philip
Dewey number
  • 780.92
  • 782.42092
  • 782.14092B
  • 782.42
Index
index present
LC call number
  • ML423.G334F87 1995
  • ML423.G334F87 1996
  • ML423.G334 F87 1996eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Lyricists
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Lyricists
  • United States
  • Musicals
  • Opera's
  • Lyrik
Label
Ira Gershwin : the Art of the Lyricist
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Bidin' My Time: 1896-1917; 2. Boy Wanted: 1918-1924; 3. That Certain Feeling: 1924-1927; 4. 'S Wonderful: 1927-1930; 5. Sweeping the Country: 1930-1933; 6. Necessarily So: 1933-1935; 7. Fun To Be Fooled: 1934-1936; 8. Here To Stay: 1936-1938; 9. This Is New: 1939-1941; 10. Sing Me Not a Ballad: 1941-1945; 11. Changing My Tune: 1946-1951; 12. Lonelier and Tougher: 1951-1954; 13. The Long, Long Night: 1954-1983; Notes; Credits; Index
Control code
475955819
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602562158
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)475955819
Label
Ira Gershwin : the Art of the Lyricist
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Bidin' My Time: 1896-1917; 2. Boy Wanted: 1918-1924; 3. That Certain Feeling: 1924-1927; 4. 'S Wonderful: 1927-1930; 5. Sweeping the Country: 1930-1933; 6. Necessarily So: 1933-1935; 7. Fun To Be Fooled: 1934-1936; 8. Here To Stay: 1936-1938; 9. This Is New: 1939-1941; 10. Sing Me Not a Ballad: 1941-1945; 11. Changing My Tune: 1946-1951; 12. Lonelier and Tougher: 1951-1954; 13. The Long, Long Night: 1954-1983; Notes; Credits; Index
Control code
475955819
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602562158
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)475955819

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