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.

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.

ProductionCredits

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

Nonesuch Selection Number

79120

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1disc
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Artist Name
William Bolcom
Joan Morris
MusicianDetails

MUSICIANS
Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano
William Bolcom, piano

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UPC
603497120260
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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.

    Credits

    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