White Christmas: The Musical

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Irving Berlin Music Company, 2008 - Music - 71 pages
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(Vocal Selections). The 1954 film White Christmas is a beloved holiday classic. The stage musical has already delighted audiences nationwides, and will hit the Great White Way this holiday season! Our songbook features piano/vocal arrangements of 17 Irving Berlin gems, plus an essay on the origin of the stage adaptation. Songs: Blue Skies * Happy Holiday * How Deep Is the Ocean * I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm * Sisters * White Christmas * and more!

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User Review  - librisissimo - LibraryThing

Yes, it's a classic, but mostly it's an excuse to film staged night-club and Broadway dance numbers. Which is fine, but not exactly a Christmas thing, except for the title number. But boy can Danny Kaye dance! Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Irving Berlin's famous holiday song from the 1940s forms the text for this dreamlike interpretation. The cover illustration shows a huge snow globe filled with fantasy characters: Santa, elves ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Irving Berlin (1888-1989) was one of the most prolific American songwriters in history. Among his more than twelve hundred songs were "God Bless America," "Cheek to Cheek," "Anything You Can Do," "There's No Business Like Show Business," and, of course, "White Christmas." He also composed seventeen film scores and twenty-one Broadway scores. The songs of Irving Berlin have left an indelible mark on music and culture worldwide.

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