Irving Berlin's “Blue Skies”: Ethnic Affiliations and Musical Transformations

Magee, Jeffrey
December 2000
Musical Quarterly;Winter2000, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p537
Academic Journal
Examines the ethnic affiliations and musical transformations of the musical composition 'Blue Skies' by Irving Berlin in the U.S. Connotation to the cultural heritage of an immigrant; Influence of the narrative themes to the sequence of synchronized sound; Essence of ethnic neutrality in the harmony of the song.


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