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Overture and Finale: Rogers & Hammerstein and the Creation of Their Two Greatest Hits

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Publisher Comments:

A good read awaits theater lovers in this you-are-there account of the most phenomenal collaboration in Broadway history.

“The book benefits greatly from firsthand comments from the creators and performers of both original casts and the very successful film versions.”Billboard Magazine

“Wilk's lively book tells of the creation of both Rodgers and Hammerstein shows....Better than that, Wilk makes the musicals live and breathe as well, telling their stories in a breezyalthough never cavalier manner.”Show Music

“The definitive "biography" of two of the most successful musicals ever written: Oklahoma and The Sound of Music. This is a book that belongs in the library of every serious student of the American Musical. Not only is this book a work of great historical benfit, but it also provides the reader a chance to relive a bygone era through an account that makes it seem like only yesterday.”Sheet Music Magazine

Synopsis:

A good read awaits theater lovers in this you-are-there account of the most phenomenal collaboration in Broadway history.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823088201
Subtitle:
Rodgers and Hammerstein and the Creation of Their Two Greatest Hits
Author:
Wilk, Max
Publisher:
Back Stage Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Broadway & Musical Revue
Subject:
Musicals
Subject:
Hammerstein, oscar, 1847-1919
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
19990401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.04x6.03x.50 in. .71 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Directing and Production
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Musical Theater
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Voice
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Sheet Music » Vocal Scores

Overture and Finale: Rogers & Hammerstein and the Creation of Their Two Greatest Hits
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