Chapter Four / American Song through Tin Pan Alley


    4-1 Excerpt from "Lucy Long"
Bill Whitlock. The early minstrel show. New York: New World Records, 1985. 80338-2
• pages 68-69
     4-2 Excerpt from "Old Uncle Ned"
Stephen Foster. The early minstrel show [sound recording]. Published/distributed: New York, NY : New World Records, [1998], p1985. Publisher number: 80338-2 New World Records Physical description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. Cast/performers: David Van Keersbilck, tenor ; Peter DiSante, lead ; Brian Mark, baritone ; Roger Smith, bass ; Vincent Tufo, fiddle ; Percy Danforth, bones ; Matthew Heumann, tambourine ; Robert Winans, banjo.
• pages 60-70
     4-3 Excerpt from "The Bowery"
Percy Gaunt and Charles H. Hoyt. I wants to be a actor lady: and other hits from early musical comedies. Published/distributed: New York, NY : New World Records, [1993?], p1978. Publisher number: 80221-2 New World Records Physical description: 1 sound disc (45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (39 p.) Cast/performers: Cincinnatis University Singers and Theater Orchestra ; Earl Rivers, director.
• page 72
     4-4 Excerpt from "After the Ball"
After the Ball: a treasury of turn-of-the-century popular songs . Morris, Joan, 1943- prf Title: After the ball : a treasury of turn-of-the-century popular songs ; Highlights from Vaudeville [sound recording] Published/distributed: New York, N.Y. : Elektra Nonesuch, p1987. Publisher number: 79148-2 Elektra Nonesuch 9 79148-2 Elektra Nonesuch Physical description: 1 sound disc (71 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by: Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano, William Bolcom, piano.
• pages 72-73
    4-5 Excerpt from "Bill Bailey"
American Pop from Minstrel to Mojo: on record 1893-1946. Toronto: West Hill Audio Archives, 1998. cd-1017
• pages 75-76
    4-6 Excerpt from "Always"
Irving Berlin. The Irving Berlin Songbook. Published/distributed: New York, N.Y. : Verve : Manufactured and marketed by PolyGram Classics & Jazz, [1986], p1958. Publisher number: 829 534-2 Verve 829 535-2 Verve Physical description: 2 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in. Cast/performers: Ella Fitzgerald, vocals ; orchestra ; Paul Weston, arranger and conductor.
Performed by: Ella Fitzgerald
• pages 79-81
     4-7 "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"
"Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" Continued
Sure Thing: the Jerome Kern Songbook. Sure thing [sound recording] : the Jerome Kern songbook. Published/distributed: New York : Philips, p1994. Publisher number: 442 129-2 Philips Physical description: 1 sound disc (70 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. Description: 010955 Series: Digital classics. Cast/performers: Sylvia McNair, soprano ; Andre Previn, piano ; David Finck, double-bass.
• pages 81-82
     4-8Excerpt from verse of "I Got Rhythm"
George and Ira Gershwin. Girl Crazy. George and Ira Gershwins Girl crazy [sound recording] Published/distributed: New York, N.Y. : Elektra Nonesuch, p1990. Publisher number: 79250-2 Elektra Nonesuch 9 79250-2 Elektra Nonesuch Physical description: 1 sound disc (73 min.; 24 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 libretto. Description: 011324. Cast/performers: Featuring Lorna Luft, Judy Blazer, and David Carroll ; with supporting performers, chorus, and orchestra ; John Mauceri, conductor.
Performed by: Lorna Luft
• pages 82-85
     4-9Excerpt from chorus of "I Got Rhythm"
George and Ira Gershwin. Girl Crazy. George and Ira Gershwins Girl crazy [sound recording] Published/distributed: New York, N.Y. : Elektra Nonesuch, p1990. Publisher number: 79250-2 Elektra Nonesuch 9 79250-2 Elektra Nonesuch Physical description: 1 sound disc (73 min.; 24 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 libretto. Description: 011324. Cast/performers: Featuring Lorna Luft, Judy Blazer, and David Carroll ; with supporting performers, chorus, and orchestra ; John Mauceri, conductor.
Performed by: Lorna Luft
• pages 82-85
     4-10Chorus from "My Funny Valentine"
Richard Rodgers and Hart. Pal Joey. Published/distributed: [Hollywood, CA] : Capitol, [1957] Publisher number: W-912 Capitol Physical description: 1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 12 in. Cast/performers: Starring Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth (the voice of Jo Ann Greer), Kim Novak (the voice of Trudy Ewen), with orchestra ; Morris Stoloff, conductor.
Performed by: Frank Sinatra
• pages 85-88
     4-11 "Kate the Great"
"Kate the Great" Continued
Anything goes : first recording of the original 1934 version / music and lyrics by Porter ; book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse ; (revised by Howard Linsay and Russel Crouse) ; original orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett and Hans Spailek ; additional arrangements by Russell Warner. Published/distributed: Hayes Middlesex, Eng. : EMI Records, p1989. Publisher number: CDC 7 49848 2 EMI 7 49848 2 EMI Records Physical description: 1 sound disc (75 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in. Description: 007420. Cast/performers: Featuring Kim Criswell, Cris Groenendaal, Frederica von Stade, Jack Gilford, Ambrosian Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, John McGlinn.
Performed by: Kim Criswell as Reno
• pages 90-92
     4-12Excerpt from "I Get a Kick Out of You"
Ibid.
Performed by: Kim Criswell as Reno
• pages 92-92
     4-13 "All Through the Night"
"All Through the Night" Continued
Ibid.
Performed by: Cris Groenendaal as Billy
• pages 93-94
     4-14 Excerpt from "You're the Top"
Ibid.
Performed by: Cris Groenendaal as Billy, Kim Criswell as Reno
• pages 94-95
     4-15 Excerpt from "Anything Goes"
Ibid.
Performed by: Kim Criswell as Reno
• pages 95-96
     4-16 Excerpt from "Public Enemy No. 1"
"Public Enemy No. 1" Continued
Ibid.
Performed by: Ensemble
• pages 95-96
     4-17 Excerpt from "Blow, Gabriel, Blow"
Ibid.
Performed by: Kim Criswell as Reno
• pages 96-97