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Harnick, Sheldon

Overview
Works: 656 works in 1,669 publications in 5 languages and 27,980 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Librettos  Musical films  Film adaptations  Original cast recordings  Musicals  Gay drama  Excerpts  Musical settings  Arrangements (Music) 
Roles: Lyricist, Librettist, Author, Performer, Interviewee, Composer, Translator, Other, Narrator, Speaker, Author of introduction, Singer, Contributor, Interviewer, Commentator, Host, Director, Adapter
Classifications: ML50.B6745, 782.14
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Most widely held works about Sheldon Harnick
 
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Most widely held works by Sheldon Harnick
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

88 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical, based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem, takes place in pre-revolutionary Russia and centers on the life of Tevye (Topol), a milkman who is trying to keep his family's traditions in place while marrying off his three older daughters. Yet, times are changing and the daughters want to make their own matches, breaking free of many of the constricting customs required of them by Judaism. In the background of these events, Russia is on the brink of revolution and Jews are feeling increasingly unwelcome in their villages
Fiddler on the roof : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

113 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( Book )

68 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( )

145 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

9 selections from the classic Broadway production, arranged for easy piano: Far from the Home I Love * Fiddler on the Roof * If I Were a Rich Man * Matchmaker * Miracle of Miracles * Sabbath Prayer * Sunrise, Sunset * To Life * Tradition
Best plays of the sixties by Stanley Richards( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the librettos: Of thee I sing, Porgy and Bess, One touch of Venus, Brigadoon, Kiss me Kate, West Side story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the roof, 1776, and Company
Fiorello! : a new musical by Jerry Bock( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, C. Edwin Knill and Martin Tahse present "Fiorello," winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award and the Antoinette Perry Award-1959-60, book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, with Bob Carroll, Arthur Bartow, Rudy Bond, Charlotte Fairchild, Paul Lipson, Jayme Mylroi, Jen Nelson, Alan North, Rosemary O'Reilly, choreography by Peter Gennaro, scenery, costumes and lighting by William and Jean Eckart, musical direction Hal Hastings, orchestrations by Irwin Kostal, dance music arranged by Jack Elliott, production directed by George Abbott
Fiddler on the roof : the original Broadway cast recording by Jerry Bock( )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenderloin : a new musical comedy by Jerry Bock( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical is based on a 1959 novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams. Set in the Tenderloin, a red-light district in 1890s Manhattan, the show's story focuses on Reverend Brock, a character loosely based on American clergyman and social reformer Charles Henry Parkhurst. --dasleron at Amazon.com
She loves me : a musical comedy by Jerry Bock( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She loves me : the new Broadway cast recording by Jerry Bock( Recording )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American musicals, 1950-1969 : the complete books & lyrics of eight Broadway classics by Laurence Maslon( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this second volume of a two-volume collector's edition, The Library of America presents eight enduring masterpieces showcasing the genre's glorious mid-century flowering and and its response to the turbulent 1960s. Based on new research, the complete libretto of each musical is presented in its Broadway opening night version, making these beloved cultural treasures available as never before. The texts are supplemented with additional song lyrics, biographical sketches of the musicals' creators, original cast lists, detailed accounts of each show's sources and production history, textual and explanatory notes, and full-color portfolios of illustrations featuring posters and photographs from each musical's original Broadway run. This volume showcases eight enduring works from the genre's Golden Age: Guys and Dolls (1950) by Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling, and Abe Burrows brings Damon Runyon's gamblers and chorus girls to vivid life; The Pajama Game (1954) by George Abbott, Richard Bissell, Richard Adler, and Jerry Ross offers a lighthearted take on the relations between capital and labor; My Fair Lady (1956), Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's glittering adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, a box-office sensation that elevated the tone of the American musical; Gypsy (1959) by Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne, and Stephen Sondheim embraces the relentless ambitions of the ultimate stage mother to frame a poignant look at the vanishing traditions of vaudeville; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962) by Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart, and Stephen Sondheim, a joyously farcical romp set in ancient Rome; the heartbreaking Fiddler on the Roof (1964) by Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick, based on Sholem Aleichem's haunting tales of life and changing times in a Russian shtetl; Cabaret (1966) by Joe Masteroff, John Kander, and Fred Ebb, which views a political crisis through the prism of a Weimar nightclub; and the playfully irreverent 1776 (1969) by Peter Stone and Sherman Edwards, a brilliantly drawn character study of the Founding Fathers on the eve of Independence [Publisher description]
The apple tree : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiddler on the roof : 2016 Broadway cast recording by Jerry Bock( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most acclaimed musicals in Broadway history returns in a new production featuring Tony nominees Danny Burstein and Jessica Hecht. All of the classic songs can be found here including If I Were a Rich Man and Tradition
Fiorello! : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winning the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for drama, the Broadway show based on the life and times of New York City's mayor, Fiorello La Guardia, was the first success for composer/lyricist team of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick
The Rothschilds : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines : a romantic comedy in music by Jack Beeson( )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines. Eugene Green, George Livings, Keith Harmon, William Latimer, James Ditsch, Ralph Klapis, Brian Steele, Ronald Highley, Robert Owen Jones, Carolyne James, Carol Wilcox, Walter Hook, Nancy Jones, Linda Sisney, Carl Packard, Mike Lindeman, Karen Yarmat. Kansas City Philharmonic, Russell Patterson, conductor. Libretto and notes included
She loves me : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming musical from the Broadway debut in 1963 with the high-powered pairing of director Harold Prince and songwriting team of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick creating a 74 minute CD of fun filled music
Americans in Rome : music by fellows of the American Academy in Rome( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunrise, sunset by Sheldon Harnick( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated version of the well-known song about the passage of time, from the musical "Fiddler on the Roof."
 
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Fiddler on the roof
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Alternative Names
Harnick, Sheldon 1924-

Harnick, Sheldon M.

Harnik, Sheldon

Harnik, Sheldon 1924-

Sheldon Harnick

Sheldon Harnick Amerikaans dichter

Sheldon Harnick amerikansk författare och poet

Sheldon Harnick amerikansk skribent og poet

Sheldon Harnick compositeur

Sheldon Harnick poeta e scrittore statunitense

Sheldon M. Harnick

Шелдон Хэрник

הארניק, שעלדאן

הארניק, שעלדאן, 1924-

شلدان هارنیک شاعر و نویسنده آمریکایی

シェルダン・ハーニック

Languages
English (506)

German (7)

Yiddish (2)

French (1)

Spanish (1)