Interview with Richard Rodgers, 1971-05-26

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Title
Interview with Richard Rodgers, 1971-05-26
Additional title: They're playing our song
Names
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 (Interviewee)
Wilk, Max (Interviewer)
Collection

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-05-26
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 53170
Shelf locator: *LT-10 2177
Topics
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
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 May 26.
Additional physical form: Also available on CD (1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original in *LDC 53170.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 39 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., 1/2 track mono ; 10 in.
Description
Richard Rodgers, a prominent composer best known for his songwriting partnerships with the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, speaks about forced (by film studios) competitions among writers and composers and hence pressure they go through; integrity of a composer as the main key to success; his work with Oscar Hammerstein on famous musicals "Oklahoma" and "Carousel"; his work on the film "Love me tonight" directed by Rouben Mamoulian; and other works of his productive career.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879646071
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20202469
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bd6f8b00-b3f7-0133-d2c3-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1902: Creator Born
  • 1971: Created
  • 1979: Creator Died
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Richard Rodgers, 1971-05-26" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bfdb9fd0-b3f7-0133-0058-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Richard Rodgers, 1971-05-26" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 25, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bfdb9fd0-b3f7-0133-0058-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1971). Interview with Richard Rodgers, 1971-05-26 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bfdb9fd0-b3f7-0133-0058-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Richard Rodgers, 1971-05-26