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Title
ASCAP radio interview with Harold Arlen
Names
Rhodes, Roger (Donor)
Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986 (Interviewee)
Bookspan, Martin (Interviewer)
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (Publisher)
Collection

ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1969 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2829
Topics
Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986
Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986 -- Friends and associates
Composers -- United States
Lyricists -- United States
Musicals -- United States
Radio programs
Genres
Radio programs
Radio interviews
Interviews
Notes
Additional physical form: Service compact disc (1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.) available in *LDC 50234, tracks 1-4.
Acquisition: Gift; Roger Rhodes; 2007.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection, *L(Special) 07-11.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (16 min.) :analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. ;7 in.
Description
Martin Bookspan interviews American popular music composer Harold Arlen. Arlen speaks about his life and career as a musical composer and songwriter. He discusses his work for the Cotton Club, a popular Harlem night club, as well as for Broadway musicals such as House of flowers (lyrics and book by Truman Capote) (1954), and Hollywood films; his well-known songs, including Get happy (1929) (lyrics by Ted Koehler), Over the rainbow (used for the MGM 1939 production of The Wizard of Oz), and Down with love. He also talks about his experience working with various lyricists such as Ted Koehler, E.Y. "Yip" Harburg, and Johnny Mercer.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 463007099
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18168599
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ab9ba560-764b-0136-5a1a-0ebfb1829b63
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Harold Arlen" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/57446d90-c35d-0133-6cf2-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Harold Arlen" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/57446d90-c35d-0133-6cf2-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). ASCAP radio interview with Harold Arlen Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/57446d90-c35d-0133-6cf2-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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ASCAP radio interview with Harold Arlen