Listening For Henry Crowder: A Monograph on his Almost Lost Music with the Poems and Music of Henry-Music

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Cultural Writing. Music. Henry Crowder, consort of Nancy Cunard, was Eddie South's pianist from 1927-1928. This 128 page monograph with previously undocumented materials includes an essay, roll/discography, some 90 photos, documents, music, CD insert with rolls and recordings including the Crowder-Cunard composition Memory Blues aka Bouf sur le toit and new recordings by New York vocalist Allan Harris of six compositions by Crowder including his collaboration with Samuel Beckett. "Because [Barnett's] research is...
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Cultural Writing. Music. Henry Crowder, consort of Nancy Cunard, was Eddie South's pianist from 1927-1928. This 128 page monograph with previously undocumented materials includes an essay, roll/discography, some 90 photos, documents, music, CD insert with rolls and recordings including the Crowder-Cunard composition Memory Blues aka Bouf sur le toit and new recordings by New York vocalist Allan Harris of six compositions by Crowder including his collaboration with Samuel Beckett. "Because [Barnett's] research is so scrupulous and diligent, his delight in fact over conjecture soenlivening, I would like to see this book in universities--not just on the library shelves--because it is an essential text for anyone interested in the culture of the last century and its implications"--Michael Steinman, Cadence Magazine.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780907954361
  • Publisher: Allardyce, Barnett
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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