Interview with Robert Emmett Dolan, 1971-11-21

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Title
Interview with Robert Emmett Dolan, 1971-11-21
Additional title: They're playing our song
Names
Dolan, Robert Emmett, 1908-1972 (Interviewee)
Collection

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

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-11-21
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LDC 53152
Shelf locator: *LT-10 2162
Topics
Dolan, Robert Emmett, 1908-1972
Conductors (Music) -- United States
Arrangers (Musicians) -- 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 City 1971 November 21.
Additional physical form: Also available on CD (2 audio discs : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original in *LDC 53152.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 90 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., 1/2 track mono ; 10 in.
Description
Robert Emmett Dolan, a Broadway conductor, composer and arranger with a long career, analyzes and compares musical culture and traditions in various European countries to art culture in America, and discusses the economic impact on the development and success of certain genres in music, the responsibility of composers to create new harmonic approaches, artists who lead to new tendencies, the difference between guitar and piano songs that stem from the very instrument they are written for, the harmonic richness of the 30s and 40s, the importance of imagination in art, realism in art and its justification, and topics related to songwriting and songwriters.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879646562
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20202501
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebf8a230-b3f8-0133-233a-3c07547a230f
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1908: Creator Born
  • 1971: Created
  • 1972: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Robert Emmett Dolan, 1971-11-21" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ee86b7b0-b3f8-0133-c249-3c07547a230f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Robert Emmett Dolan, 1971-11-21" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ee86b7b0-b3f8-0133-c249-3c07547a230f

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1971). Interview with Robert Emmett Dolan, 1971-11-21 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ee86b7b0-b3f8-0133-c249-3c07547a230f

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Robert Emmett Dolan, 1971-11-21