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Interview with Sheldon Harnick (The Apple Tree)

Identifier: 2011.193.104

1 sound cassette [micro-audio] (26 min. 47 sec.) : analog, 1 access CD; 1 WAV preservation master; 1 MP3 web copy.

Interview with lyricist Sheldon Harnick by Ted Sod for the Education department, recorded on November 20, 2006 via phone.  Interview features Harnick discussing the inspiration for the show, selecting the stories for the show, putting together the original production, the creative process for writ ting the music and lyrics, finding a woman to play the demanding role, advice for students interested in becoming lyricists, professional inspirations, and his work on Fiddler on the Roof. 

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Apple Tree, The

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Sheldon Harnick
Ted Sod