Irving Berlin : songs from the melting pot : the formative years, 1907-1914 /
Irving Berlin remains a central figure in American music, a lyricist/composer whose songs are loved all over the world. His first piece, 'Marie from Sunny Italy', was written in 1907, and his 'Alexander's Ragtime Band' attracted more public and media attention than any other...
New York :
Oxford University Press,
- PREFACE: Irving Berlin and the Crucible of God; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION: Irving Berlin and the Nature of Tin Pan Alley Song; 1. Berlin's Songs for the Vaudeville Stage; 2. Berlin and Blackface; 3. Alexander and His Band; 4. Berlin and the Ballad; 5. Berlin's Early Songs for the Musical Stage; EPILOGUE; APPENDIX 1. Published Songs of Irving Berlin, 1907-1914; APPENDIX 2. Unpublished Songs by Irving Berlin, Before 1915; APPENDIX 3. Period Recordings of Early Songs by Irving Berlin, Compiled by Paul Charosh; NOTES; INDEX.