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A Bibliography
The following is a comprehensive list of books, essays, theses, dissertations and articles concerning the life and music of Marc Blitzstein, the world in which he lived, and the people with whom he mixed. Please contact me if there are any relevant titles missing.
L. Bernstein FindingsLondon; 1982
H. Brant Marc BlitzsteinMM; xxiii/3 (1946) 170
H. Burton Leonard BernsteinLondon; 1994
S. Callow Orson Welles - The Road to XanaduLondon; 1995
A. Copland The New MusicNew York; 1968
A. Copland & V. Perlis Copland: Volume One 1900 - 1942London; 1984
A. Copland & V. Perlis Copland: Volume Two Since 1943St. Martin's Press
C. Davis The Sun in Mid-CareerNew York; 1975
R.J. Dietz Marc Blitzstein and the "Agit-prop" Theatre of the 1930sYearbook of the Inter-American Institute for Musical Research; vi (1970) 51
A. B. Foradori Examining a 'New' American Classic: Vocal Writing in Marc Blitzstein's ReginaThe Journal of Singing, vol. 54, no. 1 (September/October, 1997)
A. B. Foradori Regina: A Pivotal Work in American Musical TheatreOhio State University, diss., 1994
E.A. Gordon Ethics and Evidence in Gay Biography: American Composer Marc BlitzsteinEmpathy; Vol 4 No.1/2 (1989)
E.A. Gordon Mark the Music: The Life and Work of Marc BlitzsteinNew York; 1989
E.A. Gordon Of the People: Marc Blitzstein RememberedOpera News; xliv/19 (1980) 26
E.A. Gordon The Roots of ReginaPerforming Arts; iii/8 (1980) 6
S. Green Broadway Musicals - Show by ShowMilwaukee; 1985
J. Gruen Close-upNew York; (1968) 166
J. Houseman Run-through: a memoirNew York; 1972
J.O. Hunter Marc Blitzstein's "The Cradle Will Rock" as a Document of America 1937American Quarterly; xvi (1964) 227
M. Lederman Memories of Marc Blitzstein, Music's Angry YoungYoung ManSHOW; iv (1964) 18
L.J. Lehrman Numerous articles on Blitzstein and related issuesVarious publications. Details listed at L.J. Lehrman's website.
R. Leiter Mr VividPennsylvania Gazette, University of Pennsylvania, March '84
W.H. Mellers Music in a New Found LandNew York; 1965
Carol J. Oja Marc Blitzstein's The Cradle Will Rock and Mass-Song Style of the 1930sMusical Quarterly 73/4 (1989), 445-75
J. Peyser Leonard BernsteinLondon; 1987
J. Peyser The Troubled Time of Marc BlitzsteinColumbia University Forum; ix/1 (1966) 32
T. Robbins Cradle Will Rock: The Movie and the MomentNewmarket Press; 1999
M. Secrest Leonard Bernstein, a lifeLondon; 1995
P.M. Talley Social Criticism in the Original Theatre Librettos of Marc Blitzsteindiss: U. of Wisconsin; 1965
O. Welles The Cradle Will Rock: An Original ScreenplaySanta Teresa Pr; (October 1994)