Marc Blitzstein


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Noun1.Marc Blitzstein - United States pianist and composer of operas and musical plays (1905-1964)Marc Blitzstein - United States pianist and composer of operas and musical plays (1905-1964)
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MARC BLITZSTEIN brought impressive credentials when he joined the military.
This year two awards were given: Gabriel Alfieri (Boston University) will explore how four major composers, Virgil Thompson, Paul Bowles, Marc Blitzstein, and Leonard Bernstein, worked with various playwrights and directors to compose incidental music for their spoken theater productions; Daniel Margolies (Virginia Wesleyan University) will focus his research on non-mariachi styles of Mexican-American fiddling in south Texas in the twentieth century.
Gabriel Alfieri will explore how four major composers--Virgil Thomson, Paul Bowles, Marc Blitzstein, and Leonard Bernstein--worked with various playwrights and directors to compose incidental music for their spoken theater productions.
The Konzerhaus' top floor became an after-hours cabaret, with "Triple-Sec and Blue Monday," a double bill of two one-act operas by Marc Blitzstein and George Gershwin, respectively, on March 14, 15, and 17.
In July, Brock took on the 1937 Marc Blitzstein musical The Cradle Will Rock for the new Encores
In addition to Hemingway, John Ferno, Helen van Dongen, Irving Reis, Marc Blitzstein, and Virgil Thomson all labored individually and together, under the creative and brilliant direction of Joris Ivens, selecting and integrating the film footage with sounds, music, script, and narration.
Filmmaker and actor Tim Robbins captured that moment in his 1999 film, Cradle Will Rock, taking its (abridged) title from the confrontational labor musical written by Marc Blitzstein in 1937, which helped to hasten the demise of the Federal Theatre Project.
In support of her viewpoint, Saal points out that Marc Blitzstein, the creator of the show, noted that it was aimed at the middle class.
The "bio" part of this bio-bibliography of American composer, lyricist, and music critic Marc Blitzstein (1905-1964) consists merely of a three-page biographical essay and a brief family genealogy.
Also on hand are the harried composer Marc Blitzstein and the urbane actor Martin Gabel.
Murdered in 1964, aged 58, by three sailors he'd met in a Martinique bar, Marc Blitzstein is not a household name.
The Cradle Will Rock is both the name of a left-wing musical written by Marc Blitzstein in the 1930s and, strange as it may seem, a Disney-produced movie that tells the story of the artistic milieu from which the musical emerged.