Interview with Burton Lane, 1971-11-15

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Title
Interview with Burton Lane, 1971-11-15
Additional title: They're playing our song
Names
Lane, Burton, 1912-1997 (Interviewee)
Wilk, Max (Interviewer)
Collection

Interviews for the book "They're playing our song"

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-11-15
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 53164
Shelf locator: *LT-10 2174
Topics
Lane, Burton, 1912-1997
Composers -- United States
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Source note: Title supplied by cataloger from information on the original container.
Content: Original interview conducted by Max Wilk, playwright, screenwriter and author of fiction and nonfiction books, for the book "They're playing our song" published in 1973.
Venue: Recorded in New York 1971 November 15.
Additional physical form: Also available on CD (2 audio discs : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original in *LDC 53164.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 96 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., 1/2 track mono ; 10 in.
Description
Burton Lane, a composer whose popular and successful works include "Finian's rainbow" and "On a clear day you can see forever" speaks about the early manifestation of his talent; collaboration with Al Dublin (a talented lyricist with a drinking problem); a contract with J.J. Schubert when he was only 15 which the Schuberts did not honor and cheated him out of his royalties; his and Harold Adamson's (a gifted lyricist) move to California and work at Metro (film studio); collaboration with songwriter Frank Loesser; move back to New York and partnership with Yip Harburg; return to Hollywood where wartime musicals boom began and creative reunion with Harburg; prominent people in show business such as the brothers Gershwin, Fred and Adele Astaire, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Jerome Kern, Alan Jay Lerner etc. and their works: their successes and failures, and much more.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879646193
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20202478
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0d9c0890-b3f8-0133-6478-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Creator Born
  • 1971: Created
  • 1997: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Burton Lane, 1971-11-15" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0f79c180-b3f8-0133-60bd-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Burton Lane, 1971-11-15" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0f79c180-b3f8-0133-60bd-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1971). Interview with Burton Lane, 1971-11-15 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0f79c180-b3f8-0133-60bd-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Burton Lane, 1971-11-15