Performed by a cast of 29 and accompanied by 11 live musicians, it includes Irving Berlin
classics from the movie such as Cheek to Cheek, Isn't It a Lovely Day to be Caught in the Rain and Top Hat, White Tie and Tails.
Inset, <Ba scene from the show, which is based on the 1935 film and full of Irving Berlin
compositions Emily Carey
Howard Pollack's study of the aforementioned ballads continues the argument introduced in part 1 concerning Berlin's musical craftsmanship, though other themes also emerge here, most notably the respect afforded Irving Berlin
by his peers.
His narrator observes, "God gave Moses the 10 Commandments, and He gave to Irving Berlin
'Easter Parade' and 'White Christmas.
the songwriter stood in the spotlight one last time as Irving Berlin
1888 Irving Berlin
, composer whose songs include White Christmas, was born on this day.
The likes of Irving Berlin
and Burt Bacharach didn't need degrees in anthropology to work out what they were getting lyrical about.
For better or worse, this practice ensures that the oeuvre of Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Irving Berlin
, et al will not vanish any time soon.
Finally, he applauds white composers like Irving Berlin
, Harold Arlen, and George Gershwin for infusing the feel of "Negro blues" into their music.
Heat Wave: Improvisations on Irving Berlin
," 2:30 p.
As one of the country's most beloved songwriters, Irving Berlin
(1888-1989) left a treasured legacy to popular music.
The Chorale also will present the premiere performance of a new medley of Irving Berlin
tunes arranged by Santa Clarita resident Jan Sanborn.
They include Albert Einstein, Irving Berlin
, baseball great Hank Greenberg, Gilda Radner, and twenty thousand Holocaust victims.
The existence of a well-known Broadway musical, replete with songs by Irving Berlin
, doesn't usually support the idea that a person has any basis in history.
Americans have taken the music of composer Irving Berlin