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We’ll Have ManhattanThe Early Work of Rodgers & Hart$

Dominic Symonds

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780199929481

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929481.001.0001

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Bibliography references:

Reference to newspaper articles throughout the book come from a variety of sources in various archives. Many clippings were collected by Richard Rodgers in his scrapbooks, now housed at the New York Public Library (NYPL-RRS).

  • AS

    Alvah Sulloway Sheet Music and Theater Program Collection, University of New Hampshire

  • BL-LC

    Lord Chamberlain’s Collection, British Library, London

  • CU-VSR

    Varsity Show Records, University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library, New York

  • LOC-Man

    Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC

  • LOC-RRC

    Richard Rodgers Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC

  • NYPL-FZ

    Flo Ziegfeld–Billie Burke Papers, 1907–1984, Theatre Division, Billy Rose Theatre Collection, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, New York

  • NYPL-RRP

    Richard Rodgers Papers, Billy Rose Theatre Collection, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, New York

  • NYPL-RRS

    Richard Rodgers Scrapbooks, Music Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, New York

  • RHO

    Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, New York

  • VA-RJ

    Ronald Jeans Scrapbooks, Theatre Museum Collection, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

  • YU

    Beinecke Manuscripts Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT

musical scores by richard rodgers

Rodgers, Richard. A Connecticut Yankee (1927). Reconstructed piano-conductor score by Wayne A. Blood and Bruce Pomahac. RHO.

Rodgers, Richard. Dearest Enemy (1925). Reconstructed piano-conductor score. Edited by Larry Moore. RHO.

Rodgers, Richard. The Girl Friend (1926). Reconstructed piano-conductor score by James Stenborg. RHO.

Rodgers, Richard. Peggy-Ann (1926). Piano-vocal score. RHO.

Rodgers, Richard, and Lorenz Hart. “Lady Raffles Behave.” From Poor Little Ritz Girl. Published sheet music. New York: Jerome H. Remick, 1920.

Rodgers, Richard, and Lorenz Hart. “On with the Dance.” From the Garrick Gaieties. Published sheet music. New York: Edward B. Marks Music Co., 1925.

(p.308) librettos and scripts

Caesar, Irving, and David Freedman. Betsy. Libretto. NYPL–FZ T-Mss 1987-010. Series 1, Box 1, Folder 5, 1926.

Caesar, Irving, and David Freedman. Buy Buy Betty. Libretto. NYPL–FZ T-Mss 1987-010. Series 1, Box 1, Folder 6, 1926.

Davis, Owen. Spring Is Here. Libretto. LOC–Man D87693, 1929.

Fields, Herbert. A Connecticut Yankee. Libretto. RHO, 1927.

Fields, Herbert. Dearest Enemy. Libretto. RHO, 1925.

Fields, Herbert. Peggy-Ann. Libretto. LOC–Man D78188, 1926.

Fields, Herbert. Peggy-Ann. Libretto. RHO, 1926.

Fields, Herbert. Present Arms. Libretto. LOC–Man D82957, 1928.

Fields, Herbert. Sweet Rebel. Libretto. LOC–Man D69211, 1924.

Jeans, Ronald. Lido Lady. Libretto. BL–LCP 1926/39, no.7155, 1926.

Jeans, Ronald. One Dam Thing after Another. Libretto. BL–LCP 1927/19, no.7641, 1927.

Kroopf, Milton, and Phillip Leavitt. Fly with Me. Libretto. The Columbia Varsity Show of 1920. Adapted by Michael Numark under the supervision of Andrew B. Harris for The Columbia Varsity Show of 1980. With music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, and Oscar Hammerstein II. LOC ML50.R67 F7, 1982.

Levy, Benn W. (unattributed). Ever Green. Libretto. BL–LCP 1930/43, no.9944, 1930.

McGowan, John, and Paul Gerard Smith. Heads Up! Libretto. LOC–Man D3974, 1930.

Rodgers, Richard C., Lorenz M. Hart, and Herbert Fields. The Jazz King. Libretto. LOC–Man D64166, 1923.

Wynn, Ed. Simple Simon. Libretto. LOC–Man D4544, 1930.

programs

America’s Sweetheart. Broadhurst Theatre (1931). NYPL–RRS JPH 85-5, Book 5.

Chee-Chee. Mansfield Theatre (1928). AS.

Connecticut Yankee, A. Vanderbilt Theatre (1927). NYPL T-PRG.

Ever Green. Adelphi Theatre (1930). Ever Green production file. VA.

Fifth Avenue Follies, The. Fifth Avenue Club (1926). NYPL–RRS JPH 85-5, Book 2.

Fly with Me. The Columbia University Varsity Show (1920). CU–VSR Box 10, Folder 2.

Fly with Me. The Columbia University Varsity Show (1980). CU–VSR Box 16, Folder 17.

Garrick Gaieties. Garrick Theatre (1925). NYPL–RRS JPH 85-5, Book 2.

Garrick Gaieties. Guild Theatre (1926). NYPL–MWEZ+nc 7745.

Girl Friend, The. Vanderbilt Theatre (1926). NYPL T-PRG.

Heads Up! Alvin Theatre (1929). NYPL T-PRG.

Lido Lady. Gaiety Theatre, London. (1926). VA–RJ, Scrapbook 16, File 9.

Me for You. Shubert Detroit Opera House (1929). NYPL–MWEZ+nc 21333.

Melody Man, The. 49th Street Theatre (1924). NYPL T-PRG.

One Dam Thing after Another. Pavilion Theatre, London. 1927. VA–RJ, Scrapbook 17 S.186-1988.

(p.309) Peggy-Ann. Vanderbilt Theatre (1926). NYPL–MWEZ+nc 5990.

Poor Little Ritz Girl, The. Wilbur Theatre, Boston (1920). NYPL–RRS JPH 85-5, Book 1.

Present Arms. Mansfield Theatre (1928). NYPL T-PRG.

She’s My Baby. Globe Theatre (1928). NYPL–MWEZ+nc 29092.

Simple Simon. Ziegfeld Theatre (1930). NYPL–RRS JPH 85-5, Book 5.

Spring Is Here. Alvin Theatre (1929). NYPL T-PRG.

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Discography

Comden, Betty, and Richard Lewine. Remember These: Songs from “Treasure Girl” and “Chee Chee.” Ava Records A-26, 1963.

Crosby, Bing. The Complete United Artists Sessions. EMI 7243 8 59808 2 4, 1997.

Gershwin, George, and Ira Gershwin. Lady, Be Good!, Elektra Nonesuch 7559-79308-2, 1992.

Rodgers, Richard. Richard Rodgers: Command Performance. Harbinger Records HCD2501, 2008.

Rodgers, Richard, and Lorenz Hart. Ben Bagley’s Rodgers and Hart Revisited III. Painted Smiles Records PSCD-106, 1989.

Rodgers, Richard, and Lorenz Hart. Ben Bagley’s Rodgers and Hart Revisited IV. Painted Smiles Records PSCD-126, 1991.

Rodgers, Richard, and Lorenz Hart. Ben Bagley’s Rodgers and Hart Revisited II. Painted Smiles Records PSCD-139, 1992.

(p.314) Rodgers, Richard, and Lorenz Hart. Ben Bagley’s Rodgers and Hart Revisited V. Painted Smiles Records PSCD-140, 1992.

Rodgers, Richard, and Lorenz Hart. Rodgers and Hart’s Ever Green. Bygone Records CD BG-1002, 2004.

Rodgers, Richard, and Lorenz Hart. Rodgers and Hart Revisited. Painted Smiles Records PSCD-116, 1990.

Various. Gems from Nobody Home. Matrix C-16055, 1915.

Various. Gems from Very Good Eddie. Matrix C-17126, 1916.

Various. Selection from Very Good Eddie. Matrix B-19604, 1917.

Whyte, Ronnie, and Travis Hudson. The Songs of Rodgers and Hart. Audiophile ACD-57, 1998.

filmography

Max Liebman Presents Rodgers and Hart: A Connecticut Yankee. Video Artists International DVD Video 4541, 2011.

Max Liebman Presents Rodgers and Hart: Dearest Enemy. Video Artists International DVD Video 4550, 2012.