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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.
Author
Title
Publisher
   
L. Bernstein Findings London; 1982
H. Brant Marc Blitzstein MM; xxiii/3 (1946) 170
H. Burton Leonard Bernstein London; 1994
S. Callow Orson Welles - The Road to Xanadu London; 1995
A. Copland The New Music New York; 1968
A. Copland & V. Perlis Copland: Volume One 1900 - 1942 London; 1984
A. Copland & V. Perlis Copland: Volume Two Since 1943 St. Martin's Press
C. Davis The Sun in Mid-Career New York; 1975
R.J. Dietz Marc Blitzstein and the "Agit-prop" Theatre of the 1930s Yearbook of the Inter-American Institute for Musical Research; vi (1970) 51
A. B. Foradori Regina: A Pivotal Work in American Musical Theatre Ohio State University, diss., 1994
A. B. Foradori Examining a 'New' American Classic: Vocal Writing in Marc Blitzstein's Regina The Journal of Singing, vol. 54, no. 1 (September/October, 1997)
E.A. Gordon Ethics and Evidence in Gay Biography: American Composer Marc Blitzstein Empathy; Vol 4 No.1/2 (1989)
E.A. Gordon Mark the Music: The Life and Work of Marc Blitzstein New York; 1989
E.A. Gordon The Roots of Regina Performing Arts; iii/8 (1980) 6
E.A. Gordon Of the People: Marc Blitzstein Remembered Opera News; xliv/19 (1980) 26
S. Green Broadway Musicals - Show by Show Milwaukee; 1985
J. Gruen Close-up New York; (1968) 166
J. Houseman Run-through: a memoir New York; 1972
J.O. Hunter Marc Blitzstein's "The Cradle Will Rock" as a Document of America 1937 American Quarterly; xvi (1964) 227
M. Lederman Memories of Marc Blitzstein, Music's Angry YoungYoung Man SHOW; iv (1964) 18
L.J. Lehrman Numerous articles on Blitzstein and related issues Various publications. Details listed at L.J. Lehrman's website.
R. Leiter Mr Vivid Pennsylvania Gazette, University of Pennsylvania, March '84
W.H. Mellers Music in a New Found Land New York; 1965
Carol J. Oja Marc Blitzstein's The Cradle Will Rock and Mass-Song Style of the 1930s Musical Quarterly 73/4 (1989), 445-75
J. Peyser The Troubled Time of Marc Blitzstein Columbia University Forum; ix/1 (1966) 32
J. Peyser Leonard Bernstein London; 1987
T. Robbins Cradle Will Rock: The Movie and the Moment Newmarket Press; 1999
M. Secrest Leonard Bernstein, a life London; 1995
P.M. Talley Social Criticism in the Original Theatre Librettos of Marc Blitzstein diss: U. of Wisconsin; 1965
O. Welles The Cradle Will Rock: An Original Screenplay Santa Teresa Pr; (October 1994)