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Lyrics on several occasions

a selection of stage & screen lyrics written for sundry situations, and now arranged in arbitrary categories : to which have been added many informative annotations & disquisitions on their why & wherefore, their whom-for, their how, and matters associative

by Ira Gershwin

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Published by Limelight Editions in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- United States -- Texts.,
    • Lyric writing (Popular music)

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      Statementby Ira Gershwin ; preface by John Guare ; l"envoi by Lawrence D. Stewart.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML54.6.G28 L9 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 384, ix p. ;
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL657428M
      ISBN 10087910094X
      LC Control Number97002558

      Source: Lyrics on Several Occasions: a Selection Of Stage & Screen Lyrics Written For Sundry Situations, and Now Arranged in Arbitrary Categories: To Which Have Been Added Many Informative Annotations & Disquisitions on Their Why & Wherefore, Their Whom-for, Their How, and Matters AssociativeIra Gershwin-Robert Kimball – Limelight – upon several Occasions. Prayers. Owokucela imvula. T IXO, ngenxa yezipò zofefe, nangenxa yetemba lobungcwalisa, Ngamana sazigqala zonke izibele zako, intliziyo zikubulele zingazenzisi, udumo lwako Return to the Book of Common Prayer in Xhosa.

      "The Saga of Jenny" is a popular song written for the Broadway musical Lady in the Dark, with music by Kurt Weill and lyrics by Ira Gershwin, considered now as a standard blues. The music is marked "Allegretto quasi andantino"; Gershwin describes it as "a sort of blues bordello". It was premiered by Gertrude Lawrence in the role of Liza Elliott, the editor of a fashion . "Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians)" is a patter song with lyrics by Ira Gershwin and music by Kurt Weill, first performed by American comedian Danny Kaye in the Broadway musical Lady in the in used the spelling "Tschaikowsky" from the German transliteration (used by German music publishers of the period) in place of the more widely accepted modern .

      In Lyrics on Several Occasions, Ira recalled that, “the principal reason for writing this lyric was to feature the sibilant sound effect by deleting the ‘it’ of ‘it’s’ and slurring the leftover ‘s’ with the first syllable of the following word.” The phrase “it’s wonderful” isn’t usually pronounced as . Lyricist and brother of George Gershwin who wrote lyrics for "Summertime," as well as for songs like "I Got Rhythm." Before Fame. He was a cashier at his father's Turkish bath house. Trivia. He often composed with his younger brother and published the book Lyrics on Several Occasions. Family Life. He married Leonore Gershwin on Septem Born:


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The lyrics proper come in three-column display; each song has a headnote relaying its place in a show (or shows), who first sang it, its alternate titles, etc., and sometimes including Ira's comments from his own selection from his work, Lyrics on Several Occasions (). Hey, even if the index turns out less than ideal, still--'s wonderful 5/5(10).

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[Ira Gershwin]. His critically acclaimed book Lyrics on Several Occasions, an amalgam of autobiography and annotated anthology, is an important source for studying the art of the lyricist in the golden age of American popular song.

1 Life and career. 2 Awards and honors. 4 Personal life. 5 Notable songs. 8 External links. Life and : Popular, classical. Signed & Inscribed Ira Gershwin "Lyrics On Several Occasions" First Ed. More Items From eBay Baltimore Museum Of Art LIVING-UP-TO-DATE Good Design Exhibition Ca.

Lyrics on Several Occasions by Ira GershwinInscribed by Ira Gershwin to Frank Sinatra, Jr. on the front page. On the same page is Frank Sinatra, Jr.'s book stamp. Book is from the estate of Frank Sinatra, Edition stated, Publisher: KnopfNo apparent markings throughout.

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To which have been added many informative annotations & disquisitions on their why & wherefore, their whom-for, their how, and matters associative. [Ira Gershwin]. "Someone to Watch Over Me" was introduced in the first preview of the musical Oh, Kay.

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[Ira Gershwin]. "The Lorelei" is a song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin; it was written for their musical Pardon My English (). It is about the Lorelei legend. The lyrics of "The Lorelei" are transcribed by Ira Gershwin in Lyrics on Several Occasions.

Notable recordings. Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Song Book (, studio. The scrapbooks continue until early/2 years after Ira's death, and cover projects that Ira had worked on.

Seven books are devoted solely to Porgy and Bess; another book, to Ira's memoirs, Lyrics on Several Occasions; and two others, to fellow composers and lyricists, performers and the music industry in general.

There is also a.In Lyrics on Several Occasions, Ira Gershwin remembered that an executive from a rival publishing house requested that the song be removed from Funny Face because his company was publishing their.

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