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Blue Skies: Songs of Irving Berlin

About this Album

More than any other songwriter, Irving Berlin defined the American pop song, incorporating European harmonies, klezmer rhythms, and meticulously worded lyrics into his music. William Bolcom and Joan Morris, the "dream team of American popular song" (Chicago Tribune) perform highlights from his catalog of more than 1,500 songs.


Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano
William Bolcom, piano
Produced by Teresa Sterne
Recorded June 1985 at the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York City
Engineer: John Newton
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Masterdisk)
Art direction and design: Carin Goldberg

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