The Great American Songbook
Production Credits

Web Credits

Producer: Anu Krishnan
Art Director: Sabina Daley
Designer & Flash Programmer: Karen Mattson
Graphic Art: Karen Mattson
Technical Director: Brian Lee
PHP Scripting: Ben Chappel
Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero
Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel
HTML Implementation Assistance: Brian Santalone
Writer: John Ardoin

Multimedia Presentation: Encyclopedia of Composers & Songwriters
Biographies
Used by kind permission of the Gale Group (http://www.galegroup.com/)and the American Council of Learned Societies (http://www.acls.org/).
Photo Credits
Harold Arlen (Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Carl Van Vechten collection, [Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-103724 DLC])
“We’re Off To See The Wizard (the Wonderful Wizard of Oz)” sheet music cover. New York: Leo Feist, Inc., 1939. (Music Division, Library of Congress)
“Alexander’s Ragtime Band, 1911.” (Historic American Sheet Music, “Alexander’s Ragtime Band, 1911.” Music A-5378, Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library)
George M. Cohan (Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Carl Van Vechten collection, [Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-126361 DLC])
“Over There, 1917.” (Historic American Sheet Music, “Over There, 1917.” Music #1170, Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library)
Fred Ebb (Photo courtesy of International Creative Management)
Detail from Bob Fosse directing Liza Minnelli in the filming of CABARET. (Fosse-Verdon Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Photograph by Lars Looschen)
George Gershwin (Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Carl Van Vechten collection, [Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-42534 DLC])
Ira Gershwin (Photofest)
Oscar Hammerstein II (Richard Rodgers Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress)
John Kander (Photo courtesy of International Creative Management)
Detail from Bob Fosse directing Liza Minnelli in the filming of CABARET. (Fosse-Verdon Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress. Photograph by Lars Looschen)
“Oh Lady! Lady!!, 1918.” (Historic American Sheet Music, “Oh Lady! Lady!!, 1918.” Music #628, Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library)
Stephen Sondheim (Photo by Jerry Jackson, © 2000)

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About the Writer

We are deeply saddened to report that John Ardoin, who has been a writer and contributor to GREAT PERFORMANCES Online since its inception in 1997, died on Sunday, March 18, 2001, in Costa Rica, from complications of lymphoma. Well known and admired for his expertise in opera and classical music, he was the music critic of THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS until 1998 and music consultant for GREAT PERFORMANCES for 20 years, as well as a writer for many of its presentations. He authored six books, including THE CALLAS LEGACY, CALLAS AT JUILLIARD, THE STAGES OF MENOTTI, and THE FURTWAENGLER RECORD.

About the Expert

Thomas Hischak is the author of 13 books on theater, film, and Tin Pan Alley, including THE OXFORD COMPANION TO AMERICAN THEATRE (Oxford University Press), THROUGH THE SCREEN DOOR: WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BROADWAY MUSICAL WHEN IT WENT TO HOLLYWOOD (Scarecrow Press), THE TIN PAN ALLEY SONG ENCYCLOPEDIA (Greenwood Press), BOY LOSES GIRL: BROADWAY’S LIBRETTISTS (Scarecrow Press), and WORD CRAZY: BROADWAY LYRICISTS FROM COHAN TO SONDHEIM (Praeger Press). He is Professor of Theatre at the State University of New York College at Cortland and the author of 18 published plays.

Television Credits

Produced by
Stephen Netburn

Co-Producer
Michael J. Shapiro

Edited by
Dirk Meenen
Michael J. Shapiro

Written by
Joe Gilford
Mary Cleere Haran

Additional Narration Written by
Scott McIsaac
Frederick Green

Creative Consultants
Susan B. Landau
George Feltenstein

Cinematographer
Jose Luis Mignone

Main Title Design
Bruce Schluter

Hair and Makeup
Jan Arcaro

Special Thanks
Robert Harper

Production Credits

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Scott McIsaac

Production Coordinator
Marianne Fennell Mooradian

First Assistant Camera Operator
Mary Gonzales

Second Assistant Camera Operator
Alex Noble

Boom Operator
Joel Schbyack

Gaffer
Pat Kirkwood

Best Boy Electric
Dave Sexton

Electrician
Don Clark

Key Grip
Don Vos

Best Boy Grip
Ricky Brochardt

Teleprompter Operator
Patrick Orvonio

Sound Mixer
David Ronne

Video Playback
Juan Glodsmith

Script
Tracy Young

Wardrobe Stylist
Terrence Stephen

Production Assistants
Anthony Richards
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Craft Service
Katy Cornelius

Piano Tuner
Keith Albright

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Harry Warren Estate
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Kay Duke Engalls
Michael Feinstein
National Archives
New Orleans Historic Collection
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The Library of Congress
Turner Entertainment Co.
Twentieth-Century Fox Film Corporation
UCLA Film and Television Archive
Universal Studios Licensing LLLP
Variety Magazine
Walter Sanders/Timepix
Warner Bros.
Yale University Music Library

Mr. Feinstein performs on Baldwin, a division of Gibson Musical Instruments

Director of Post-Production
Benjamin Arnold

On-Line Editor
Ellias Chalhub

Chyron Editor
Andrew Ganas

Sound Editor
Scott Moore

Re-Recording Pre-Mixer
Ruben Gomez

Color Correction
Mark Beutel

Re-Recording Mixer
Steve Howe

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