About the Book
This follow-up set to "American Song," Vols. 1 and 2 explores the work of major pop songwriters from "Tin Pan Alley" not included either in a Broadway show or film from the period 1880 to today. This carefully researched encyclopedia covers 125 composers with hundreds of entries on each. Entries include composer, lyricist and publisher information. From 1880 to present, here are some of the composers covered: Lee Adams Harold Arlen Burt Bacharach Irving Berlin Eubie Blake Ralph Blane Lew Brown Johnny Burke Sammy Cahn Hoagy Carmichael Sidney Clare Betty Comden Hal David Eddie DeLange Howard Dietz Ervin Drake Sammy Fain Dorothy Fields George Gershwin Mack Gordon Oscar Hammerstein II Lorenz Hart Edward Heyman James P. Johnson Irving Kahal Jerome Kern Jimmy McHugh Cole Porter Andy Razaf Billy Rose Jean Schwartz Harry B. Smith Stephen Sondheim Roy Turk James Van Heusen Harry Von Tilzer And many others
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780028654782
Publisher: Schirmer
Publisher Imprint: Schirmer
Edition: 0002-
Language: English
Returnable: Y
Spine Width: 124 mm
Width: 229 mm
ISBN-10: 0028654781
Publisher Date: 15 Jun 2001
Binding: Hardback
Height: 290 mm
No of Pages: 2023
Series Title: English
Weight: 5175.6 gr
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