Film, Video Rodgers & Hammerstein: It Might as Well Be Spring

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Rodgers & Hammerstein: It Might as Well Be Spring
In the third episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein examines the creative process of songwriting via "It Might as Well Be Spring" from the film "State Fair," which won an Academy Award for Best Song. Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc.
Event Date
February 03, 2014
-  Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer, dubbed "The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook," is considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards. His 200-plus shows a year have included performances at Carnegie Hall, the White House, Buckingham Palace, Sydney Opera House and the Hollywood Bowl. Feinstein has received national recognition for his commitment to celebrating America's popular song and preserving its legacy for future generations. In 2007, he founded the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative, dedicated to celebrating the art form and preserving it through educational programs, as well as the annual High School Vocal Academy and Competition. Michael serves on the Library of Congress' National Recording Preservation Board.
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Running Time
3 minutes, 58 seconds
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online text

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