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7 edition of Cole Porter found in the catalog.

Cole Porter

a biography

by William Mcbrien

  • 354 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Porter, Cole,,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Composers & Musicians,
  • 1891-1964,
  • Biography,
  • Composers

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.P844 M33
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7699888M
    ISBN 100679727922
    ISBN 109780679727927

      “Porter’s ghost could not ask for better care than he has been given in The Letters of Cole PorterLaid out with a meticulous scholarly apparatus, as though this were the correspondence of Grover Cleveland, every turn in the songwriter’s story is deep-dived for exact chronology, and every name casually dropped by Porter gets a worried, explicatory . Composed by Cole Porter. Arranged by Daniel Kelley. Music for Three series. An exceptional collection of 6 of Cole Porter's greatest tunes including 'Anything Goes', 'Just One of Those Things' and more. An upbeat addition to any music collection, Music for Three is perfect for weddings, recitals, concerts, and any chamber music g.

    The Songs of Cole Porter. By Cole Porter / arr. Larry Shackley. Piano Book. Rich textures, sophisticated harmonies and inventive rhythms make these arrangements ideal for hobbyists, advancing students, professional musicians or any Popular Performer. Titles: Another Op'nin', Another Show * Anything Goes * I Get a Kick Out of You * In the Still ofCategory: Piano-Personality Book. Buy The Complete Lyrics of Cole Porter New edition by Porter, Cole, Kimball, Robert, Updike, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15).

    Certainly, Porter’s ghost could not ask for better care than he has been given in “The Letters of Cole Porter” (Yale), edited by Cliff Eisen, a professor of music history at King’s College. The wit, sophistication and often-surprising depth of feeling in the music and lyrics of Cole Porter are at last fully realized in this latest of the songwriter's many biographies. Making illuminating.


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A lifelong Cole Porter fan, I bought this book via Amazon online after seeing sharply conflicting customer reviews. It's a well-researched biography of an intriguing, blisteringly talented composer with an enigmatic, privileged and troubled private life Cited by: This is an excellent book if you are a die-hard Cole Porter fan and want to know all the details of his life and music.

It is a long book with intimate details of his life, including the sex, and his feelings towards many of the people he knew personally and professionally. His music and theatrical/movie career is discussed with names and lyrics.4/5(34). Cole Porter Books. If you want to add items, please email me all the publication and purchase information.

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Synopsis. Cole Porter was born in Indiana in A talented composer and songwriter, Porter handled both music and lyrics with ease, and conquered Broadway and Born: The Letters of Cole Porter is a fascinating collection of correspondence and letters revolving around a complex character of history, Cole Porter.

This insight, as well as additional commentary, allows the reader to finally Cole Porter book some of the pieces together and discover the genius of a most accomplished and brilliant songwriter.5/5.

Cole Porter book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In his life and in Cole Porter book music, Cole Porter was the top—the pinnacle of /5. Author of The complete lyrics of Cole Porter, The Complete Lyrics of Cole Porter, Kiss me, Kate, Cole Porter, The Cole Porter story, Best Of Cole Porter, Porter on Broadway, Red, hot, and blue The Mermaid Theatre's Cole by Cole Porter, Benny Green, Alan Strachan 2 editions The Cole Porter Song Book by Cole Porter, Albert Sirmay 1 Written works: The Complete Lyrics of Cole Porter, Cole, Cole Porter: Selected Lyrics.

Ella Fitzgerald had the ability to personalize some of the most recognizable material from the foremost songwriters in American popular music history. In this instance, the combination of Cole Porter's words and Fitzgerald's interpretation of them created one of the most sought after sessions in vocal history -- embraced by jazz and pop fans alike, transcending boundaries 9/   Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook is a album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by a studio orchestra conducted and arranged by Buddy Bregman, focusing on.

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legend Award "It is my belief that Cole Porter would have been thrilled to be honored in his native state by being inducted into the Great American Songbook Hall of Fame.

“[A] gorgeous book”—Roger Lewis, Daily Mail (Book of the Week) “[An] extensive commentary”—Clive Davis, The Times “an intimidating marvel of scholarship The Letters of Cole Porter amounts to the last word [on Porter], a work as disjointed and delightful as any of Porter’s unforgettable songs.”—David Kirby, Washington PostBrand: Yale University Press.

The Music of Cole Porter: 18 of His Timeless Songs. By Cole Porter / arr. Dan Coates. Piano Book. Simply Porter is a collection of the most famous compositions by Cole Porter. Phrase markings, articulations, fingering and dynamics have been included to aid with interpretation, and a large print size makes the notation easy to read.

Titles: AnotherCategory: Piano-Personality Book. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Platinum Collection: Cole Porter Song Book - Cole Porter on AllMusic -   In Cole Porter, William McBrien has thoroughly captured the creator of these songs, whose life was one not only of wealth and privilege but also of tragedy, secrecy, and courage.

A prodigal young man, Porter found his aesthetic and emotional anchor in a long, loving, if sexless marriage, while continuing to maintain many discreet affairs with men/5(10). Still, Cole Porter deserves a better book than this." Both those stories are taken from The Letters of Cole Porter — but don’t go getting the idea the book’s a laugh a page.

Suavely edited by Cliff Eisen and Dominic McHugh, this hefty collection is a lot less fun than Porter fans might expect/5(5). Cole Porter. 25K likes. Many arguments could be generated over whether Cole Porter or Irving Berlin should be considered America's greatest tunesmith.

Both wrote music and Followers: 23K. Cole Porter, in full Cole Albert Porter, (born June 9,Peru, Indiana, U.S.—died OctoSanta Monica, California), American composer and lyricist who brought a worldly élan to the American musical and who embodied in his life the sophistication of his songs.

Porter was the grandson of a millionaire speculator, and the moderately affluent circumstances of his life. Cole had already started playing around with the truth when, at the age of 14, he went from his home in Peru, Ind., to boarding school at Worcester Academy in Massachusetts.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Cole Porter's 10 best songs Cole Porter was a master songwriter whose hits included Let's Do It and Miss Otis Regrets. Anything Goes opened in New York 50 years ago and made a star of Ethel Merman.A stand of logs burns brightly in the fireplace, snowflakes flicker at the window, and servants attend the gentlemen and ladies gathered around a grand piano played by .