The Resource The holy or the broken : Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the unlikely ascent of 'Hallelujah', Alan Light, (electronic resource)

The holy or the broken : Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the unlikely ascent of 'Hallelujah', Alan Light, (electronic resource)

Label
The holy or the broken : Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the unlikely ascent of 'Hallelujah'
Title
The holy or the broken
Title remainder
Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the unlikely ascent of 'Hallelujah'
Statement of responsibility
Alan Light
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Today, "Hallelujah" is one of the most-performed rock songs in history. It has become a staple of movies and television shows as diverse as Shrek and The West Wing, of tribute videos and telethons. It has been covered by hundreds of artists, including Bob Dylan, U2, Justin Timberlake, and K.D. Lang, and it is played every year at countless events-both sacred and secular-around the world. Yet when music legend Leonard Cohen first wrote and recorded "Hallelujah," it was for an album rejected by his longtime record label. Ten years later, charismatic newcomer Jeff Buckley reimagined the song for his much-anticipated debut album, Grace. Three years after that, Buckley would be dead, his album largely unknown, and "Hallelujah" still unreleased as a single. After two such commercially disappointing outings, how did one obscure song become an international anthem for human triumph and tragedy, a song each successive generation seems to feel they have discovered and claimed as uniquely their own?
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Light, Alan
Dewey number
782.42164
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Tom Perkins
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Perkins, Tom
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cohen, Leonard
  • Buckley, Jeff
  • Rock music
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The holy or the broken : Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the unlikely ascent of 'Hallelujah', Alan Light, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11897668
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
Control code
MWT11897668
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 24 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11897668
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11897668
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The holy or the broken : Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the unlikely ascent of 'Hallelujah', Alan Light, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11897668
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11897668
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 24 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11897668
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11897668
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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