The goal of this study is to discover the essential unifying procedures in these works and, also, the unique compositional qualities of each individual composer by identifying their distinctive technique of prolongation through contrapuntal and harmonic processes. My wish is that the study will serve to clarify the inimitable historical importance of the American songbook in the cultural context of our contemporary world.George Gershwin, Fascinating Rhythm, Lead sheet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279 5-3.2. George Gershwin ... Has This Been Going On, measures 1-8 . . 307 5-5.3. George Gershwin, How Long Has This Been Going On, measures 17-24 309 5- 5.4anbsp;...
|Title||:||They Do that Voodoo So Well: A Critical Examination of Selected Songs of the Founders of the American Standard Songbook|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|