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George Gershwin [electronic resource]: An Intimate Portrait

Walter Rimler
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2009.
Language
English
Series
Music in American Life
ISBN
9780252034442 (cloth : alk. paper), 0252034449 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • From street kid to Wunderkind
  • Falling in love with Kay
  • A piano concerto
  • Ira takes a wife
  • Porgy
  • Paris
  • "That long drip of human tears"
  • The losing streak begins
  • "Something big"
  • "Don't make it too good, George!"
  • Kay, Jimmy, and FDR
  • The heart of American music
  • Kay's divorce
  • Todd Duncan
  • Casting, rehearsals, and an omen
  • The critics have their say
  • Limbo
  • Hollywood beckons
  • Pleasure Island
  • Final concert, final affair
  • Last songs
  • Epilogue.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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