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Published: 01 January 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9310-8
... Sounds, Cora 01 (LP), Vercelli, Italy, 1978 Randy Weston, piano “Niger Mambo”* “Portrait of Vivian”* “Willie’s Tune”* “Hi-​Fly”* “The Man I Love”* (Gershwin) Discography 309 Perspective, Denon YX-​7564-​ND (CD reissue...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397786-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9778-6
...." That is, the music represented only a watered-down or superficial approximation of the rhythms and har• monies found in genuine jazz. Likewise, if George Gershwins Rhapsody in Blue (1924) is a popular composer's crossover into concert music, it is generally consigned by classical musicians to...
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
... & ira gershwin and dubose heyward (1935) It ain’t necessarily so. —george & ira gershwin and dubose heyward (1935) It ain’t necessarily so that it ain’t necessarily so. —sun ra (n.d.) Al Jolson in blackface introduced ‘‘blacks’’ in sound film...
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By Arthur Knight
Published: 24 July 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
.... —george & ira gershwin and dubose heyward (1935) It ain’t necessarily so. —george & ira gershwin and dubose heyward (1935) It ain’t necessarily so that it ain’t necessarily so. —sun ra (n.d.) Al Jolson in blackface introduced ‘‘blacks’’ in sound...
Published: 28 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383048-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8304-8
... jazz. The ‘‘Experiment in Mod- ern Music’’ featured an intentionally parodic version of ‘‘Livery Stable Blues’’ (a song made famous by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band in 1917) and the premiere of a popular songwriter’s first concert work, George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. When the Aeolian...
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By Ted Gioia
Published: 23 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387688-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8768-8
... Gershwin, George, 50, 108, 201 Hanson, Victor, 62 Gibbons, Orlando, 106 Hargraves, Edward Hammond, 194 Gilgamesh, 35 Hargreaves, James, 87 Gilpin, D. R., 163 Harlow, Frederick Pease, 124–125, 136 Glass, Paul, 145 Harner...
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By Jeffrey H. Jackson
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385080-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8508-0
..., 118–19 Debussy, Claude, 24, 54, 84, 116, 118 Gershwin, George, 10, 95, 107, 110, Delaunay, Charles, 160, 162–63, 166, 174, 195; Rhapsody in Blue, 10, 110, 173, 183–85, 189, 191–96; Hot Dis- 195 cography, 163, 183, 194 Globalization, 203 Depression, 123, 133–34, 146–47 Gluskin, Lud, 21...
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By Chuck Eddy
Published: 20 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394174-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9417-4
..., 63 Gang Of Four, 78, 306 Jackson, Janet, 141, 274 Geordie, 128 Jackson, Jermaine, 271 George, Nelson, 141, 165 Jackson, Michael, 20, 170, 202, 204, 246, Gershwin, George, 127 267–75 Gibson, Debbie, 244, 253–56 Jam...
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By Michael J. Shapiro
Published: 09 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372059-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7205-9
... images, 159–160 Gallagher, Carole, 92 DeLillo, Don, 12, 29, 70–71, 76–77, 132–133, Geertz, Clifford, 131 142–153, 160, 162, 169 Genet, Jean, 38 Demuth, Charles, 116 Gershwin, George, 49 Dennis, Matthew, 81...
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By Cecelia Tichi
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397786-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9778-6
..., Harriet, 366 Gentry, Gary, 17 Hargrove, Linda, 177 George, Nelson, 39 Harmon, Buddy, 28 Gershwin, George, 215, 216 Harris, Emmylou, 21 n.21, 69, 166, 177, Gibson, Steve, 309 178,180,181,211,246,251,304, Gilbert, Dorothy, 288...
Published: 13 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389491-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8949-1
... her engagement in Second Childhood with familiar songs to which claims 140 “Miss Snow, are you black?” and labels of racial purity never could be easily applied—songs written by the Jewish composer George Gershwin for the black folk opera Porgy and Bess, performed by the Supremes (the...
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By David A Gerstner
Published: 13 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387664-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8766-4
..., 105, 107, Ford, Henry, 232 n.10 244 n.33, 245 n.34 Forged Note, The,89,116 Gershwin, George, 177, 178 Forrest, Edwin, 38, 93, 165, 173, Gershwin, Ira, 177 189; and Astor Place Riot, xii, 1, gesamtkunstwerk,22,157 3–4, 6–8; rivalry with William Gibson, Mel, 214 Macready, 1...
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By Scott Bukatman
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384892-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8489-2
..., 169–173, 217 ‘‘The Gernsback Continuum 15. See also Gibson, William Fairbanks, Douglas, 178 Gernsbeck, Hugo, 16, 18 The Family Jewels, 246 n.32 Gershwin, George, 111, 157, 172 The Fantastic Four, 50, 76–77. See...
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
... tour of his stage show, The Wonder Bar. Then, in 1933, the Defender blasted Jolson: Like a bombshell to the lovers of Race talent in the theater, came the news last week that Al Jolson, white mammy singer, will play the title role of the George Gershwin musical version of DuBose and Dorthy...
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384892-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8489-2
.... Arthur Eloesser George and Ira Gershwin’s ‘‘Fascinating Rhythm’’ was originally going to be called ‘‘Syncopated City and New York by the early part of the twenti- eth century was exactly that. In 1924, Irving Berlin remarked that ragtime was a ‘‘new rhythm’’ for the new age of automation and...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383505-046
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8350-5
..., Dr. Griswold, Robert L., 199 Gendron, Bernard, 31 Gross, Nancy, 673–674 Genet, Jean, 551 Gross, Paul, 582 Germano, Lisa, 357 Grossberg, Lawrence, 7, 20, 38 Gershwin, George, 303, 311...
Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390558-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9055-8
..., conjuring mantra that could reverse invisibility and turn Jews back into Jews; just by singing, names would be reversed. Could you imagine the fallout in the music world? Abie the Fishman, Abie the Fishman, and then poof!: Al Jolson is Asa Yoelson, George Gershwin is Jacob Gershovitz, Irving...
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By Paul Allen Anderson
Published: 28 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383048-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8304-8
... 263 From this perspective, Whiteman’s championing of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue amounted to a premature cosmopolitan experiment that laid out no original path for the ‘‘logical development of style From Hammond’s perspective, ‘‘Reminiscing in Tempo’’ and Black, Brown and Beige signaled a...
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By Paul Allen Anderson
Published: 28 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383048-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8304-8
... ‘‘signifyin(g 197–98, 213, spirituals; W. E. B. Du Bois; Roland 215, 300 n.68; and Jean Toomer, 71, Hayes; Langston Hughes; Zora 76 Neale Hurston; Alain Locke; ‘‘Ne- Gershwin, George, 99, 164–65, 232, 248, gro vogue Paul Robeson; Jean 251–52, 264, 266...
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By David Román
Published: 02 November 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387442-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8744-2
... 346 index Fitzgerald, Ella, 184 tice, Activism and Performance (Dolan), Fleming, Patsy, 55 24 Flores, Juan, 134 Gere, David, 63 Follies (Sondheim; 1971), 196, 204 Gershwin, George, 195 For Colored Girls Who Have...