Musical!: A Grand Tour Rise, Glory, Fall / Edition 1

Musical!: A Grand Tour Rise, Glory, Fall / Edition 1

by Denny Martin Flinn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495092797

ISBN-13: 9780495092797

Pub. Date: 04/17/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

MUSICAL! is a complete narrative history of the musical theater in the United States from the 19th century to the present day. Engaging, witty, and opinionated, this is a history that successfully navigates the course between academic lecture and entertaining survey.

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MUSICAL! is a complete narrative history of the musical theater in the United States from the 19th century to the present day. Engaging, witty, and opinionated, this is a history that successfully navigates the course between academic lecture and entertaining survey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495092797
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/17/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Prologue. PART ONE: EUROPEAN INFLUENCES. 1. Antiquities. 2. The Dark Ages. 3. The Renaissance. 4. The Beggar's Opera. 5. Comic Operas. PART TWO: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL. 6. The Black Crook. 7. Operettas. 8. Revues. 9. George M. Cohan. 10. The Princess Musicals. 11. Show Boat. 12. Porgy and Bess. 13. Agnes de Mille and Oklahoma! 14. Jerome Robbins and West Side Story. 15. Michael Bennett and A Chorus Line. PART THREE: THE GOLDEN AGE. 16. Directors and Choreographers Interlude. 17. The Black Musical. 18. The Rock Musical. 19. The English Musical. 20. The Off-Broadway Musical. 21. Classics, Major and Minor. 22. Bookwriters. 23. Lyrics. 24. Music. PART FOUR: END OF AN ERA. 25. Decline and Fall. 26. Into the Woods. Finale Ultimo Appendix-Broadway on Film. Acknowledgments. Index. About the Author.

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