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Interview with Jerry Bock (The Apple Tree)

Identifier: 2011.193.31

1 sound cassette [micro-audio] (17 min 43 sec) : analog, 1 access CD; 1 WAV preservation master; 1 MP3 web copy

Interview recorded in 2006 features Jerry Bock discussing the inspiration for writing the Apple Tree with Sheldon Harnick after doing Fiddler on the Roof, the challenges as composer for this different type of show, selecting the three one-act pieces for the show, working with Sheldon Harnick, challenges of needing a tour de force of a woman to play the three roles, orchestrations for show, and advice for students who want to become composers.

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Apple Tree, The

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