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  • Simon, Paul (PaulSimonVevo, 2013-09-11)
    A YouTube video of Paul Simon's hit "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover." Click on the link above to access.
  • Library of Congress (Library of Congress Music Division, 2020)
    The Music Division of the Library of Congress has a collection devoted to Aaron Copland. It includes photographs, articles and essays he wrote, his notated musical scores, his correspondence, etc. Click on the link above ...
  • Machlis, Joseph (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2020-11-28)
    Aaron Copland was a well-known American composer whose work explored distinctly American themes and genres. Click on the link above to read the Encyclopedia Britannica's discussion of Copland's prolific work. Click on the ...
  • Gershwin, George (Columbia, 1944)
    A 1944 recording restored from the original 78 records. Artur Rodzinski conducting the Philharmonic Symphony of New York. (The New York Philharmonic). Columbia Masterworks MX-240. Click on the icon below to access.
  • Ian, Janis (YouTube, 2007-08-25)
    A YouTube video of a live performance by Janis Ian of "At Seventeen," which was perhaps Ian's best-known song. It won a Grammy Award in 1975. Click on the link above to access.
  • Weill, Kurt; Brecht, Bertolt; Blitzstein, Marc (℗ 1954 UMG Recordings, Inc., 2017-01-25)
    Originally composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics in German by Bertolt Brecht, the English translation/adaptation of the lyrics by Marc Blitzstein has had a life of its own, most famously in Bobby Darin's interpretation (included ...
  • Barry Sisters (TouTube, 2009-03-21)
    A traditional Jewish song performed by the Barry Sisters, from their album "The World Of The Barry Sisters: Memorable Jewish Melodies" (1964). Click on the link above to access the YouTube recording.
  • The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica (Encyclopædia Britannica, inc., 2019-07-04)
    A biography of the great Jazz musician, Benny Goodman by the editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Goodman, Benny (YouTube, 2006-01-29)
    "Benny Goodman Orchestra "Sing, Sing, Sing" featuring Gene Krupa - Drums, Harry James-Trumpet, from "Hollywood Hotel" film (1937)." Click on the link above to access the performance.
  • Berlin, Irving; Crosby, Bing (Youtube, 2012-09-03)
    Original 1942 recording of Bing Crosby performing the song "White Christmas," which was written and composed by Irving Berlin. Click on the link above to access the recording.
  • Silow-Carroll, Andrew (Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), 2023-02-09)
    Burt Bacharach was a prolific and influential songwriter and composer, who, often in collaboration with lyricist Hal David, wrote hundreds of popular hit songs. His music is widely credited with elevating Dionne Warwick ...
  • Rosen, Nancy; Adelstein, Rachel (Jewish Women's Archive, 2021-06-23)
    "Over the course of a career spanning more than half a century, Carole King has shaped American popular music behind the scenes, on stage, and in the recording studio. With her first husband, Gerry Goffin, she composed ...
  • Betts, Stephen L. (Rolling Stone Magazine, 2019-05-24)
    An article about folksinger, Steve Goodman. The article discusses Goodman's work, and what the author describes as his "perspicacious songwriting, which he injected with a deft sense of humor and keen observations about ...
  • Berger, Joseph (The New York Times, 2014-11-30)
    A biographical history of the Barry Sisters, with an emphasis on Claire Barry, the older of the two, on the occasion of her death. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Spier, Susan (Canadian Encyclopedia, 2015-03-04)
    A biographical article on musician, David Buchbinder. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Buchbinder, David (YouTube, 2013-11-27)
    A YouTube video of a performance at the Small World Music Festival 2013. Click on the link above to see the video.
  • Canadian Jazz Archive (Canadian Jazz Archive, 2017)
    A brief biography of musician David Buchbinder, with an emphasis on his contributions to Canadian jazz. Click on the first link above to access the biography,
  • Freedman, Debbie (YouTube, 2011-02-05)
    A Jewish prayer for the sick set to music and performed by Debbie Friedman. Click on the link above to access the YouTube video.
  • Fox, Margalit (The Nwe York Times, 2011-01-11)
    "Debbie Friedman, a singer and songwriter whose work — which married traditional Jewish texts to contemporary folk-infused melodies — is credited with helping give ancient liturgy broad appeal to late-20th-century worshipers." ...
  • Bikel, Theodore (YouTube, 2016-05-16)
    A YouTube recording of Theodore Bikel singling the Yiddish song, Der Rebe Elimelech/ Click on the link to listen to the recording.



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