The musical : a look at the American musical theater (Book, 1980) [Alabama State University Library]
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The musical : a look at the American musical theater

Author: Richard Kislan
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1980.
Series: Spectrum book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Traces the history of the musical from the eras of vaudeville and burlesque through today's revues and comic operas, with a behind-the-scenes look into the production of a musical.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kislan, Richard.
Musical.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1980
(OCoLC)639600102
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kislan
ISBN: 0136085474 9780136085478 0136085393 9780136085393
OCLC Number: 5799981
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 262 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: European forms in early America --
Minstrelsy --
Vaudeville --
Burlesque --
Revue --
Comic opera and operetta --
Jerome Kern --
Rodgers and Hammerstein --
Stephen Sondheim --
The book --
Lyrics --
The score --
Dance --
Design.
Series Title: Spectrum book.
Responsibility: Richard Kislan.

Abstract:

Traces the history of the musical from the eras of vaudeville and burlesque through today's revues and comic operas, with a behind-the-scenes look into the production of a musical.
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