ASCAP celebrates Frederick LoeweAdditional title: Celebration of Frederick Loewe
NamesGould, Morton, 1913-1996 (Speaker)Buckley, Betty (Speaker)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)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 (Presenter)
Agnes de Mille Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1988
Table of ContentsOpening 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.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9025Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5220 (former)
TopicsLoewe, Frederick, 1901-1988Memorial serviceComposers -- United States
GenresFilmed performancesMotion picturesDocumentary films
NotesCreation/production credits: 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.Content: Title on end credits: A celebration of Frederick Loewe.Creation/production credits: Coordinated by Karen Sherry with Michael A. Kerker.Performers: 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.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Shubert Theater, New York, on March 28, 1988.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (76 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionMemorial 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.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY97-F217NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13058076Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f103610-7c69-0135-f951-5593d5697dba
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