Interview with Irving Caesar, 1971-03-09

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Title
Interview with Irving Caesar, 1971-03-09
Additional title: They're playing our song
Names
Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996 (Interviewee)
Wilk, Max (Interviewer)
Collection

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-03-09
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 53146
Shelf locator: *LT-10 2158
Topics
Caesar, Irving, 1895-1996
Composers -- United States
Lyricists -- 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 March 9.
Additional physical form: Also available on CD (1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original in *LDC 53146.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 50 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., 1/2 track mono ; 10 in.
Description
Irving Caesar, an American lyricist and theater composer who wrote lyrics for numerous songs, talks about Irving Berlin's influence, popular songs with a meaning and theme, songs that were motivated by real events, period songs and their creators, the cult of performers, the identification of a song with a particular artist rather than its creators, hit songs, and such. He recommends Wilk to use NYPL Rodgers & Hammerstein collection as an invaluable source of material for his book on songs.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879646694
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20202510
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4ddd9f50-b3f9-0133-6122-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Creator Born
  • 1971: Created
  • 1996: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Irving Caesar, 1971-03-09" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4fcec260-b3f9-0133-e168-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Irving Caesar, 1971-03-09" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4fcec260-b3f9-0133-e168-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1971). Interview with Irving Caesar, 1971-03-09 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4fcec260-b3f9-0133-e168-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Irving Caesar, 1971-03-09