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Collection Manuscript/Mixed Material 'If it wasn't for the Irish and the Jews' : Irish and Jewish influences on the music of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley, Irish and Jewish influences on the music of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley / Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture / American Folklife Center lecture, 2009-12-01

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Title

  • 'If it wasn't for the Irish and the Jews' : Irish and Jewish influences on the music of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley,

Other Title

  • Irish and Jewish influences on the music of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley
  • Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture
  • American Folklife Center lecture, 2009-12-01

Summary

  • Video recording of a lecture delivered by Mick Moloney in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, on December 1, 2009, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. In vaudeville's heyday between 1880 and 1920, Irish and Jewish collaborations on stage were commonplace. They were attended by all sorts of interesting identity ambiguities, illustrated in this lecture.

Names

  • Moloney, Mick, 1944- speaker.
  • American Folklife Center, sponsor.
  • Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress), collector.

Headings

  • -  Vaudeville--United States--History
  • -  Popular music--Writing and publishing--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Jews--United States--Music
  • -  Irish Americans--Music
  • -  Composers--United States
  • -  Jewish composers--United States
  • -  Irish Americans--Ethnic identity
  • -  Jews--United States--Ethnic identity
  • -  New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs

Genre

  • Lectures

Notes

  • -  Mick Moloney, speaker.
  • -  Recorded in Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on December 1, 2009 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
  • -  'If It Wasn't for the Irish and the Jews': Irish and Jewish Influences on the Music of Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley, Lecture by Mick Moloney (AFC 2009/038), Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • -  Video of the lecture is available online https://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=4805

Medium

  • 1 folder.
  • 2 videocassettes of 2 (MiniDV) (70 minutes) digital, sound, color.

Repository

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2009655480

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Chicago citation style:

Moloney, Mick, Speaker, Sponsor American Folklife Center, and Collector Archive Of Folk Culture. 'If it wasn't for the Irish and the Jews': Irish and Jewish influences on the music of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley. 2009. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://lccn.loc.gov/2009655480.

APA citation style:

Moloney, M., American Folklife Center, S. & Archive Of Folk Culture, C. (2009) 'If it wasn't for the Irish and the Jews': Irish and Jewish influences on the music of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2009655480.

MLA citation style:

Moloney, Mick, Speaker, Sponsor American Folklife Center, and Collector Archive Of Folk Culture. 'If it wasn't for the Irish and the Jews': Irish and Jewish influences on the music of vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley. 2009. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <lccn.loc.gov/2009655480>.