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The Musical: A Look at the American Musical Theater

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Synopsis:

This revised and expanded edition of Kislan's acclaimed study of America's musical theater includes a new section on "Recent Musical Theater: Issues and Problems."

Synopsis:

Kislan explains all the basic principles, materials and techniques that go into the major elements of a musical production - the book, lyrics, score, dance and set design. He traces the musical's evolution through the colorful eras of minstrels, vaudeville, burlesque, revue, and comic opera up to the present day. He discusses the lives, techniques, and contributions of such great 20th-century composers and lyricists as Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Stephen Sondheim.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 301) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557832177
Composer:
Kislan, Richard
Publisher:
Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers
Composer:
Kislan, Richard
Author:
Kislan, Richard
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Stage and screen
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Broadway & Musical Revue
Subject:
Musicals
Subject:
Musical theater
Subject:
Musical theater -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Musicals
Subject:
Theater - Broadway & Musical Revue
Subject:
Musicals -- United States.
Subject:
Music-Popular Songbooks
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev., expanded ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.36x6.15x.81 in. 1.18 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This revised and expanded edition of Kislan's acclaimed study of America's musical theater includes a new section on "Recent Musical Theater: Issues and Problems."
"Synopsis" by , Kislan explains all the basic principles, materials and techniques that go into the major elements of a musical production - the book, lyrics, score, dance and set design. He traces the musical's evolution through the colorful eras of minstrels, vaudeville, burlesque, revue, and comic opera up to the present day. He discusses the lives, techniques, and contributions of such great 20th-century composers and lyricists as Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Stephen Sondheim.
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