WorldCat Identities

Whiteman, Paul 1890-1967

Works: 2,197 works in 3,223 publications in 3 languages and 17,533 library holdings
Genres: Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Musical films  Biography  Documentary television programs  Rhapsodies (Music)  Comedy films  Biographical films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Conductor, Author, Actor, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Composer, Musician, Dedicatee, Singer, Speaker, Contributor, Adapter
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
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Most widely held works by Paul Whiteman
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Yes sir, that's my baby : the golden years of Tin Pan Alley, 1920-1929 by Count Basie( Recording )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golden years of Tin Pan Alley 1920-1929
Where have we met before : forgotten songs from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley( Recording )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follies, scandals and other diversions : from Ziegfeld to the Shuberts( Recording )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz by Paul Whiteman( Book )

12 editions published between 1926 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Billie Holiday : Ken Burns jazz by Billie Holiday( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange fruit (3:13) -- Yesterdays (3:27) -- Fine and mellow (3:18) -- I gotta right to sing the blues (2:53) -- How am I to know? (2:50) -- My old flame (3:05) -- I'll get by (3:01) -- I cover the waterfront (3:33) -- I'll be seeing you (3:35) -- I'm yours (3:19) -- Embraceable you (3:18) -- As time goes by (3:15) -- He's funny that way (3:20) -- Lover, come back to me (3:21) -- Billie's blues (3:10) -- On the sunny side of the street (3:05)
Ferde Grofé & Gershwin : original Paul Whiteman Orchestra versions & premieres( )

2 editions published in 2006 and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the jazz band ball : early hot jazz, song and dance 1925-1933( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early film clips (1925-1933), featuring song, dance, and instrumental performances of some of the giants of the Jazz Age, including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Paul Whiteman, the Dorsey Brothers, and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. Features clips of Bessie Smith's only screen performance, Bix Beiderbecke's sole appearance in a sound film, and an early Lee DeForest sound film of Ben Bernie's orchestra in which Jack Pettis plays what is probably the first jazz solo on film
George Gershwin remembered by Tony Thomas( )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin by Irving Rapper( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film about George Gershwin his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strike up the band: Jimmy, a bandleader, and Mary, a singer, are talented high school students trying to climb the ladder of success. As a team, they sing and dance their way to the top, but not without difficulty
The birth of Rhapsody in blue : Paul Whiteman's historic Aeolian Hall concert of 1924 by Maurice Peress( Recording )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strike up the band( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After many setbacks, a high-school band raises the money needed to take part in a nationwide radio contest
The fabulous Dorseys by Alfred E Green( Visual )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The rise and rise of the Fabulous Dorsey brothers is charted in this whymsical step down memory lane, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this vehicle for their excellent music. From being raised by their father who insists on them learning music, to the split that just saw their careers rise even further"--Internet Movie Database
Rhapsody in blue by George Gershwin( )

1 edition published in 1924 and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally for piano and orchestra; arr. for piano solo./ "Includes the addendum to the 2 piano/4 hands edition and the fully restored piano manuscript"--Cover./ Includes foreword and commentary on the manuscript by Alicia Zizzo (p. [2]-15), and biographical notes on the editor
Billboard pop memories, the 1920s( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records for the millions by Paul Whiteman( Book )

6 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your Hit Parade : by Benny Goodman( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Whiteman and his orchestra by Paul Whiteman( Recording )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.07 for Louis Arms ... to 0.90 for Whiteman, ...)

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Alternative Names
Paul Whiteman Amerikaans dirigent (1890-1967)

Paul Whiteman amerikanischer Orchesterchef und Bandleader

Paul Whiteman chef d'orchestre et musicien de jazz

Paul Whiteman direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Paulus Whiteman

Pops 1890-1967

Уайтман, Пол

פול וייטמן

پل وایتمن

폴 화이트먼




English (123)

Japanese (2)

German (1)

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