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ASCAP celebrates Frederick Loewe

Title
ASCAP celebrates Frederick Loewe [electronic resource] / presented and produced by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers ; produced and staged by Bill Harbach ; videotape produced by American Audio Visual ; videotape produced and directed by Bruce Sager.
Publication
c1988.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-5220Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Gould, Morton, 1913-1996
  • Buckley, Betty
  • Kiley, Richard
  • De Mille, Agnes
  • Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972
  • Goulet, Robert, 1933-2007
  • Carlisle, Kitty, 1910-2007
  • Harrison, Rex
  • Jones, Jack, 1938-
  • Henderson, Skitch, 1918-2005.
  • Andrews, Julie
  • Harris, Richard, 1930-2002.
  • Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988
  • Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986
  • Harbach, William O.
  • Sager, Bruce.
  • American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
  • DHCA.
Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (76 min.) : sd., col.
Donor/Sponsor
Agnes de Mille Collection.
Alternative Title
Celebration of Frederick Loewe.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Music.
  • Musicals.
  • Video.
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
Note
  • Title on end credits: A celebration of Frederick Loewe.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Coordinated by Karen Sherry with Michael A. Kerker.
Performer (note)
  • Participants: Morton Gould, Betty Buckley, Richard Kiley, Agnes de Mille, Herman Levin, Robert Goulet, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Jack Jones, Skitch Henderson, Julie Andrews, and Richard Harris.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Shubert Theater, New York, on March 28, 1988.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Contents
  • Opening speech by Morton Gould, president of ASCAP -- Speech and song "Almost like being in love" by Betty Buckley -- Video excerpt from a PBS tribute to Lerner and Loewe -- Speech and song "They call the wind Mariah" by Richard Kiley -- Speech by Agnes de Mille -- Film excerpt from Gigi, with Maurice Chevalier singing "Thank heaven for little girls" -- Speech by Herman Levin -- Speech and song "If ever I would leave you" by Robert Goulet -- Speech by Kitty Carlisle Hart -- Film excerpt of an interview with Rex Harrison, followed by a film excerpt from My fair lady, with Harrison singing "I've grown accustomed to her face" -- Speech and song "On the street where you live" by Jack Jones -- Speech and piano work by Skitch Henderson -- Film excerpt of Julie Andrews singing "Wouldn't it be loverly" -- Speech and song "Say a prayer for me tonight" by Julie Andrews. (ca. 62 min.)
  • Speech and song "Camelot" by Richard Harris -- Closing speech by Morton Gould. (ca. 14 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDF 9025
Title
ASCAP celebrates Frederick Loewe [electronic resource] / presented and produced by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers ; produced and staged by Bill Harbach ; videotape produced by American Audio Visual ; videotape produced and directed by Bruce Sager.
Imprint
c1988.
Performer
Participants: Morton Gould, Betty Buckley, Richard Kiley, Agnes de Mille, Herman Levin, Robert Goulet, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Jack Jones, Skitch Henderson, Julie Andrews, and Richard Harris.
Credits
Coordinated by Karen Sherry with Michael A. Kerker.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Shubert Theater, New York, on March 28, 1988.
Summary
Memorial for the composer Frederick Loewe in words, songs, and music, seen in live and recorded performances. Among the musicals discussed or performed in excerpts are My fair lady, Gigi, Camelot, Brigadoon, and Paint your wagon. His collaborator Alan Jay Lerner is frequently mentioned in the participants' anecdotes and reminiscences.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-5220.
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Local Subject
Musical comedies. Brigadoon.
Musical comedies. Camelot.
Musical comedies. Gigi.
Musical comedies. My fair lady.
Musical comedies. Paint your wagon.
Motion pictures. Gigi.
Motion pictures. My fair lady.
Added Author
Gould, Morton, 1913-1996, speaker.
Buckley, Betty, speaker.
Buckley, Betty, singer.
Kiley, Richard, speaker.
Kiley, Richard, singer.
De Mille, Agnes, speaker.
Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972, singer.
Goulet, Robert, 1933-2007, speaker.
Goulet, Robert, 1933-2007, singer.
Carlisle, Kitty, 1910-2007, speaker.
Harrison, Rex, interviewee.
Harrison, Rex, actor.
Harrison, Rex, singer.
Jones, Jack, 1938- Speaker. Singer
Henderson, Skitch, 1918-2005. Speaker
Henderson, Skitch, 1918-2005. Instrumentalist
Andrews, Julie, speaker.
Andrews, Julie, singer.
Harris, Richard, 1930-2002. Speaker
Harris, Richard, 1930-2002. Singer
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988, composer.
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986, lyricist.
Harbach, William O. Producer
Harbach, William O. Director
Sager, Bruce. Videographer
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
DHCA.
Added Title
Celebration of Frederick Loewe.
Agnes de Mille Collection.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 9025
*MGZIC 9-5220 (former)
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