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Blue Skies: Songs of Irving Berlin

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    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.

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    MUSICIANS
    Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano
    William Bolcom, piano
     
    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    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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Release Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 1990 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79120

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
14
36
Wednesday, August 1, 1990 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
William Bolcom
Joan Morris
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597912029BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
603497120260
Price: 
12.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

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.

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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.

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano
William Bolcom, piano
 
PRODUCTION CREDITS
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