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The musical theatre

a celebration

by Alan Jay Lerner

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicals -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Jay Lerner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1950 .L38 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p., 16 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2724797M
    ISBN 100070372322
    LC Control Number86018499


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Mordden guides us, step by step, through the story of how their classic musicals (and their flops) came about. He also explores the influence each piece has had. Musical Theatre: A History is a new revised edition of a proven core text for college and secondary school students – and an insightful and accessible celebration of twenty-five centuries of great theatrical by: Here are the musical theater books for you.

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The book (also called the libretto) is the least appreciated and yet most dramatically important element of a musical. It is the narrative structure that keeps the score from being nothing more than a disjointed medley of songs.

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Revue Musicals. Concept Musical. Jukebox Musical. Rock/Pop : Thomas Alvey. -book musical=where the music, song, and dance are part of the plot (linear)-concept musical=organized around a theme, with the songs or musical numbers functioning as connecting episodes show boat=book south pacific=book west side story=book cabaret=the inbetween of book and concept.

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