George and Ira Gershwin (American Songwriters Series)

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Published by Alfred Publishing Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Songbooks - General,
  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • Individual Composer & Musician,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks

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Book details

ContributionsGeorge Gershwin (Composer), Ira Gershwin (Composer)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8005848M
ISBN 100757939813
ISBN 109780757939815
OCLC/WorldCa63183961

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This chapter focuses on the Hollywood musicals of George and Ira Gershwin. It considers films such as Shall We Dance (), A Damsel in Distress (), and The Goldwyn Follies ().

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The production is directed by Stefano de Carli and Felder, adapted. Brothers George and Ira Gershwin enjoyed a working relationship that Larry Kart of the Chicago Tribune likened to “ mental telepathy.

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