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Alec Wilder

Alec Wilder

(1907-1980) ; an introduction to the man and his music.

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Published by Margun Music in Newton Centre, MA .
Written in English

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  • Wilder, Alec.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsZeltsman, Nancy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22343211M


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This book is, without question, the best of its type. The late Alec Wilder, ( - ) a well known and respected composer in his own right, has written an amazingly detailed and learned book on America's gift to the world of popular music.

The period covered starts at the beginning of World War 1 and ends at Cited by: Alec Wilder has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. Alec Wilder’s most popular book is Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Alice's Adventures in Wonder.

In his book, “Alec Wilder and His Friends,” Whitney Balliett dubbed Wilder “The President of the Derriere Garde,” and to many classical critics he was a “conservative craftsman lacking in innovation” and not to be taken seriously. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed.

In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.5/5(1). When Alec Wilder's American Popular Song first appeared, it was almost universally hailed--from The New York Times to The New Yorker to Down Beat--as the definitive account of the classic era of American popular has since become the standard work of the great songwriters who dominated popular music in the United States for half a century/5.

The music of Alec Wilder () blends several American musical traditions, such as jazz and the American popular song, with classical European forms and techniques. Stylish and accessible, Wilder's musical oeuvre ranged from sonatas, suites, concertos, operas, ballets, and art songs to woodwind quintets, brass quintets, jazz suites, and Brand: University of Illinois Press.

Get this from a library. Alec Wilder. [Philip Lambert] -- The music of Alec Wilder () blends several American musical traditions, such as jazz and the American popular song, with classical European forms and techniques.

Stylish and accessible. BOOKS BY AND ABOUT WILDER Balliett, Whitney Alec Wilder And His Friends. – Houghton Mifflin Company. Demsey, David and Prather, Ronald (with the assistance of Judy Bell) Alec Wilder/A Bio-Bibliography.

– Greenwood. Alec Wilder's book “American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, ‐ ,” an acclaimed critical analysis of an element of our popular culture that is.

Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc).

Will be a good Reading copy. ALEC WILDER (AMERICAN COMPOSERS) By Philip Lambert - Hardcover. The music of Alec Wilder () blends several American musical traditions, such as jazz and the American popular song, with classical European forms and techniques.

Stylish and accessible, Wilder's musical oeuvre ranged from sonatas, suites, concertos, operas, ballets, and art songs to woodwind quintets, brass quintets, jazz suites, and.

American Popular Song The Great Innovators, Alec Wilder Edited with an introduction by James T. Maher and with a new foreword by Gene Lees "Wonderful"--The New York Times. "Provocative, opinionated, and never dull"--Down Beat.

"A singular book"--Studs Terkel. Hailed as the definitive account of the classic era of American popular. Book Description: The music of Alec Wilder () blends several American musical traditions, such as jazz and the American popular song, with classical European forms and techniques.

Stylish and accessible, Wilder's musical oeuvre ranged from sonatas, suites, concertos, operas, ballets, and art songs to woodwind quintets, brass quintets. A rare example of Alec Wilder singing his own song, accompanied on piano by Loonis McGlohon, recorded October 8, Words by Arnold Sundgaard, Music by Alec Wilder.

From the musical play Western Star, originally titled The Wind Blows Free and based upon the Book of Job. Photo of Alec and Loonis taken February by Elmer Horton.

Lullabies and Night Songs book. Maurice Sendak received the Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor.

45 songs complete with a biography, discography, and list of books on Wilder. Four new songs never before in print, as well as standards: Blackberry Winter * I'll Be Around * It's So Peaceful in the Country * While We're Young * and more. (source: Nielsen Book Data)Author: Wilder, Alec. Alec Wilder wrote songs and lyrics of unsurpassed beauty and originality, and his work won the respect and admiration of such important musical figures as Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Mitch Miller, Gunther Schuller, and many others.

Yet Wilder seemed almost to court obscurity. Both in the music Author: Desmond Stone. The Book Haven: Cynthia Haven's Blog for the Written Word. The Book Haven. Cynthia Haven's blog for the written word Finally, I’ve consulted the chapter on Gershwin in Alec Wilder’s seminal American Popular Song () so many times that my copy is falling to pieces.

WHOEVER has my copy of ``American Popular Song,'' by Alec Wilder, please give it back. I never ask people to return books. Why now. Because I've just sung one of. "Saturated with rich, detailed research, this book stands as a clear and concise introduction to Alec Wilder's life and work that is carefully geared to appeal to both musicians and nonmusicians."--Jeffrey Magee, author of Irving Berlin's American Musical Theater, "This thoughtful and innovative study is a welcome addition to the body of.

Songwriter and composer Alec Wilder created many works in jazz, pop, and classical music ranging from ballads to operas. Born in Rochester, NY, inWilder studied at the Eastman School of Music.

His first successful song was "All the King's Horses" for the Broadway production Three's a Crowd, and he received more attention as the decade progressed with. Alec Wilder was born Alexander Lafayette Chew Wilder in Rochester, New York on Februthe son of a prominent Rochester banker.

He studied for a time at the Eastman School of Music, but was for the most part Wilder was a self taught musician. Alec Wilder was born Alexander Lafayette Chew Wilder, in Rochester, New York on Febru He studied briefly at the Eastman School of Music, but as a composer was largely self-taught.

As a young man he moved to New York City and made the Algonquin Hotel – that remarkable enclave of American literati and artistic intelligentsia. book gathers a wide variety of writings by and about Gershwin, written both during his lifetime and in the decades that followed.

Includes writings by Ira Gershwin, Alec Wilder, Duke Ellington, Arnold Schoenberg and more. With an introduction, chronology, bibliography, index &. Alec Wilder and His Friends by Whitney Balliett and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Alec Wilder and His Friends by Balliett, Whitney - AbeBooks.

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Alec Wilder (16 Feb –24 Dec ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing Saint Agnes Cemetery, Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Of Birth: Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA.

National Book Foundation > Author > Alec Wilder. Alec Wilder Finalist, National Book Awards More about this author > Full Honors. ARTS AND LETTERS FINALIST National Book Awards > About the book. American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, Alec Wilder - Gordon Stout, Robert Levy*, Virginia Nanzetta, The Clarion Wind Quintet* - Alec Wilder's Music For Marimba With Other Instruments ‎ (LP) Golden Crest, Golden Crest CRS, CRS Lori Wilde first single was License to Thrill was published in Her novels, Santas Sexy Secret, Coaxing Cupid, and Packed with Pleasure have been nominated three times for the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Awards.

Love and Laughter series made the author to be nominated for a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. Alec Wilder () was an American composer and songwriter. The collection dates from to (bulk: ) and contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and scores, as well as materials gathered by Wilder's lifelong friend, Frances Miller (wife of Mitch Miller), primarily after his death.

The Alec Wilder Songbook. By David Johnson Wilder was also the author of the book American Popular Song, a study of the great songwriters of the era.

Alec Wilder | The music of Alec Wilder () blends several American musical traditions, such as jazz and the American popular song, with classical European forms and techniques. Stylish and accessible, Wilder's musical oeuvre ranged from sonatas, suites, concertos, operas, ballets, and art songs to woodwind quintets, brass quintets, jazz suites, and hundreds of.

American Popular Song Edited and with an Introd. by James T. Maher: The Great Innovators, Alec Wilder, James T. Maher Oxford University Press, - pages. Alec Wilder, Soundtrack: The Flight of the Phoenix. Alec Wilder was born on Febru in Rochester, New York, USA as Alexander Lafayette Chew Wilder.

He died on Decem in Gainesville, Florida, tion: Soundtrack, Composer, Actor. Alec Wilder, American Popular Song The Great Innovators,New York: Oxford University Press, (paper-bound Ed.

pictured). A great number of the songwriters of The Great American Songbook knew each other, were even friends. Fred has played that beautiful Alec Wilder ballad a lot over the years: indeed it leads off his very first record, Horizons. Wilder hung out at Bradley’s during the era Fred was working there and would give people his songbooks, which is how Fred learned “Moon and Sand,” simply by paging through the book.

Alec Wilder (), the composer and songwriter, lived at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City for most of his life. He wrote several hundred popular songs, composed sonatas, operas, a concerto, and a ballet, and was the author of one book and co-author of another.

Download and Print While We're Young sheet music for voice and other instruments (in C) by Alec Wilder (real book - melody and chords). Chords and lead sheets included (bass flute, flute, guitar, harp, harpsichord, mandolin, oboe, organ, piano, piccolo, recorder, violin).Price: $   The book draws upon dozens of quotes from Wilder’s unpublished autobiographical manuscripts Life Story, The Search and The Tuxedo, as well as published sources such as Desmond Stone’s biography Alec Wilder In Spite of Himself (Oxford, ), Alec Wilder: A Bio-Bibliography (Greenwood Press, ) by Ronald Prather and this author, and.

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Includes. Alec Wilder is composed of 3 names. You can examine and separate out names. Combine with."A Child Is Born" is a jazz instrumental that was later recorded with lyrics added.

It was written in by the jazz trumpeter Thad Jones with lyrics added independently by Alec Wilder after hearing the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra perform the instrumental. [when?] The instrumental and the song have been recorded by a number of musicians including Tony Bennett, Stanley .This composition for Piano includes 4 page(s).

It is performed by Alec Wilder. The style of the score is 'Jazz'. Catalog SKU number of the notation is This score was originally published in the key of. Authors/composers of this song: Words and Music by ALEC WILDER and LOONIS McGLOHON. This score was first released on Tuesday 23rd August.