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Early Astaire Fred and Adele.

Title
Early Astaire [sound recording] : Fred and Adele.

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AudioSupervised use *MGZTL 4-2756 JRCPerforming Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Astaire, Fred
  • Astaire, Adele
  • Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.
  • Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983.
  • Estate of Jerome Robbins. dnr
  • Oral history archive.
Found In
Jerome Robbins Collection
Description
1 sound disc (ca. 60 min.) : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
Jerome Robbins Collection. Audio materials.
Subject
Note
  • On the first 35 min. of the recording, an unidentified singer performs songs associated with the career of Fred Astaire. The remainder of the recording contains songs from musical comedies by George and Ira Gershwin, performed by Fred and Adele Astaire.
  • Sound quality is fair on the first 35 min.of the recording and very poor on the remainder of the recording.
  • No date on tape.
  • Title from original container label.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation was funded by the Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Source (note)
  • Estate of Jerome Robbins
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: Jerome Robbins Collection. Audio materials.
Contents
  • [Astaire tribute] (ca. 35 min.) Top hat, white tie and tails / music and lyrics by Irving Berlin -- A fine romance / music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Dorothy Fields -- Cheek to cheek / music and lyrics by Irving Berlin -- I wanna be a dancin' man / music by Harry Warren; lyrics by Johnny Mercer -- They can't take that away from me / music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin -- One for my baby (and one more for the road) / music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by Johnny Mercer -- Night and day / music and lyrics by Cole Porter -- Something's gotta give / music and lyrics by Johnny Mercer -- A foggy day / music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin -- They all laughed / music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin -- That's entertainment / music by Arthur Schwartz; lyrics by Howard Dietz.
  • Original recordings by Fred and Adele Astaire / music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin (ca. 25 min.) The whichness of the whatness (from Stop flirting) -- Oh gee, oh gosh, oh golly (from For goodness sake) -- Hang onto me (from Lady be good) -- Fascinating rhythm (from Lady be good) -- The you don't know the half of it dearie blues (from Lady be good) -- I'd rather Charleston (from Lady be good) -- Funny face (from Funny face) -- The babbitt and the bromide (from Funny face).
Call Number
*MGZTL 4-2756 JRC
OCLC
755023974
Title
Early Astaire [sound recording] : Fred and Adele.
Original Version
Original format : 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 min.; 1 7/8 in. per sec.; 2 channels). Original recording date unknown.
Funding
Preservation was funded by the Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: Jerome Robbins Collection. Audio materials.
Local Note
Archive original: *MGZTCO 3-2756 JRC
Source
Gift; Estate of Jerome Robbins, 1999. NN-PD
Added Author
Astaire, Fred, singer.
Astaire, Adele, singer.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Composer
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983. Lyricist
Estate of Jerome Robbins. Donor
Oral history archive.
Added Title
Jerome Robbins Collection. Audio materials.
Found In:
Jerome Robbins Collection
Research Call Number
*MGZTL 4-2756 JRC
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