WorldCat Identities

Whiteman, Paul 1890-1967

Works: 2,492 works in 3,634 publications in 3 languages and 19,431 library holdings
Genres: Popular music  Biography  Excerpts  Musical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Jazz vocals  Music  Rhapsodies (Music)  Scores 
Roles: Performer, Conductor, Author, Actor, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Composer, Musician, Dedicatee, Singer, Director, Contributor, Speaker, Adapter, msd, Editor
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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 750 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( Recording )

11 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where have we met before : forgotten songs from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley( Recording )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz by Paul Whiteman( Book )

11 editions published between 1926 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 379 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restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."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 Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billie Holiday recorded excellent work for many labels resulting in her signature numbers being spread out amongst those labels, which is all gathered into one making it enjoyable and easy listening for fans
King of jazz( Visual )

23 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Made during the early years of the movie musical, this exuberant revue was one of the most extravagant, eclectic, and technically ambitious Hollywood productions of its day. Starring the bandleader Paul Whiteman, then widely celebrated as the King of Jazz, the film drew from Broadway variety shows to present a spectacular array of sketches, performances by such acts of the Rhythm Boys (featuring a young Bing Crosby), and orchestral numbers--all lavishly staged by veteran theater director John Murray Anderson. Presented here in the most complete form possible and restored to its early-Technicolor glory, King of Jazz offers a fascinating shapshot of the way mainstream American culture viewed itself at the dawn of the 1930s"--Container
Ferde Grofé & Gershwin : original Paul Whiteman Orchestra versions & premieres( )

2 editions published in 2006 and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Gershwin remembered by Tony Thomas( )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 265 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 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early film clips featuring song, dance, and instrumental performances of some of the giants of the Jazz Age
Gershwin by George Gershwin( )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland collection( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 228 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
Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin by Robert Alda( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film about George Gershwin and his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
The birth of rhapsody in blue : Paul Whiteman's historic Aeolian Hall concert of 1924 by Maurice Peress( Recording )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fabulous Dorseys by Alfred E Green( Visual )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 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
Strike up the band( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy and Mary are two talented high school students ready and eager to climb the ladder of success. He's a band leader and she's his lovelorn singer. Together they sing and dance their way to the top, with a few bumps along the way
Nipper's greatest hits : the 20's( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical sketch of the composer, along with selected excerpts from his music
Rhapsody in blue by George Gershwin( )

1 edition published in 1924 and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George Gershwin's own piano solo arrangement of his classic contemporary masterpiece for piano and orchestra. This masterful measure-for-measure two-hand adaptation of the complete modern concerto for piano and orchestra incorporates all orchestral parts and piano passages into two staves while retaining the clarity, sonority, and brilliance of the original. Advanced pianists will enjoy the experience of playing one of the 20th Century's most famous compositions, arranged by the composer himself to retain all the grandeur and sparkle of the original work"--Http://
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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Alternative Names
Paul Whiteman

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

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