Lecture: Walter Frisch, “The Wiz that Was: Harold Arlen, ‘Over the Rainbow,’ and American Popular Song”
Friday, April 11, 4:00 PM
Performing Arts Building 332
This event is open to the public.
Walter Frisch is H. Harold Gumm and Harry and Albert von Tilzer Professor of Music at Columbia University in New York. He is a specialist in the music of composers from the Austro-German sphere in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, ranging from Schubert to Schoenberg. His books include Brahms and the Principle of Developing Variation, Brahms: the Four Symphonies, The Early Works of Arnold Schoenberg, 1893–1908, and German Modernism: Music and the Arts. Professor Frisch has twice won the ASCAP-Deems Taylor award for his writings. He is currently working on the music and career of the American songwriter Harold Arlen.
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Submitted by Laurie Lindquist.
Posted on Apr 3, 2014
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