Articles about Ray Henderson

Compositional Strategies in Popular Song Form of the Early Twentieth Century
GAMUT (2013) Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 95-131

Popular song at the beginning of the twentieth century exhibited several new tendencies that, over time, became audience favorites. A new type of rude song, with syncopated melodies and vernacular lyrics (called by the unsavory term "coon song"), took audiences ...

"Animal Crackers in My Soup"
Sheet Music Magazine (2010) Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 26-28

 

Strings 101: "Bye Bye Blackbird"
Strings (2004) Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 24-25