The popular songs of Alec Wilder

Prather, R.E.
December 1990
Musical Quarterly;Winter90, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p521
Academic Journal
Analyzes the popular songs of Alec Wilder within the context of his life and times. `American Popular Song'; Combination of elements of jazz, popular music and classical idioms; Biographical information; `Soft as Spring,' and `Who Can I Turn To?'; The romantic ballad as his forte; The Wilder-Engvick songs; More.


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