Experiencing Broadway Music: A Listener's Companion

Experiencing Broadway Music: A Listener's Companion

by Kat Sherrell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810889002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/16/2016
Series: Listener's Companion Series
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kat Sherrell is a conductor, pianist, and writer. Her work in New York has included Broadway shows In the Heights, Bring It On and The Book of Mormon and NBC’s Smash, as well as many new musicals in various stages of development, including Sweethearts of Swing, for which she is the lyricist-composer.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Great Big Broadway Show: Wicked
Chapter 2: The Roots of American Musical Theater: The Great Ziegfeld
Chapter 3: The Beginnings of Integration: Very Good Eddie, Shuffle Along, and Show Boat
Chapter 4: The Great Depression and The Great American Songbook: Anything Goes and Porgy & Bess
Chapter 5: A Golden Age of Broadway: Rodgers and Hammerstein
Chapter 6: Rock on Broadway: Hair
Chapter 7: Concept Musicals: Sondheim: The Birthday Concert and A Chorus Line
Chapter 8: Mega-Musicals: Andrew Lloyd Webber: Gold Album and Les Misérables
Chapter 9: Musicals for the MTV Generation: Rent and Spring Awakening
Chapter 10: Diversity and Integration: Hamilton

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