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150 years of popular musical theatre

Andrew Lamb

150 years of popular musical theatre

by Andrew Lamb

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven [Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicals -- History and criticism,
  • Musical theater -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index

    Other titlesOne hundred fifty years of popular musical theatre
    StatementAndrew Lamb
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1700 .L24 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 380 p. :
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17008774M
    ISBN 100300075383
    LC Control Number00025281

    Revenge with Music is a musical comedy with book and lyrics by Howard Dietz and music by Arthur Schwartz, that opened on Broadway in This was the first "book" musical by Dietz and Schwartz. This was the first "book" musical by Dietz and : Howard Dietz.   The minstrel show was another very popular type of entertainment in the U.S. Its racists elements are well documented, as are those of all aspects of U.S. theatre from its earliest years up to the s, but the minstrel show was extremely important when it came to the creation of American musical theatre.

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Both informed and engaging, Years of Popular Musical Theatre by British musicologist Andrew Lamb traces the development of modern musical theater from its beginnings in Paris roughly a century and a half ago to productions seen today on Broadway, in New York's East Village and the West End Cited by: From the Parisian operettas of Jacques Offenbach in the s to such current blockbuster musicals as Les Misérables and Rent, musical theatre has given joy to audiences throughout the world.

This lively book—an illustrated history of popular musical theatre—provides a compendium of fascinating details about the origins and development of the genre over a century and a hal2/5(1).

From the Parisian operettas of Jacques Offenbach in the s to such current blockbuster musicals as Les Misérables and Rent, musical theatre has given joy to audiences throughout the world. This lively book—an illustrated history of popular musical theatre—provides a compendium of fascinating details about the origins and development of the genre over a century and.

Both informed and engaging, Years of Popular Musical Theatre by British musicologist Andrew Lamb traces the development of modern musical theater from its. Years of Popular Musical Theatre by Andrew Lamb,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Years of Popular Musical Theatre: Andrew Lamb: 2/5(1).

One hundred fifty years of popular musical theatre years of popular musical theater One hundred fifty years of popular musical theater: Responsibility: Andrew Lamb. Years of Popular Musical Theatre by Andrew Lamb. Yale University Press.

Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. First published on Sat 28 Apr EDT. Years of Popular Musical Theatre. Andrew Lamb. Yale University Press £30, pp Buy it at a discount at BOL. Music. Andrew Lamb YEARS OF POPULAR MUSICAL THEATRE 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New Haven Yale University Press Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket.

Some minor edge wear with a slight spine tilt. Owner name on front end Rating: % positive. This lively book-an illustrated history of popular musical theatre-provides a compendium of fascinating details about the origins and development of the genre over a century and a half.

Andrew Lamb moves from country to country, showing how different cultures interpreted and were influenced by different types of musical theatre.5/5(1). : The premier site for the history and analysis of the standards jazz musicians play the most. years of popular musical theatre.

Book Author(s) Andrew Lamb Date c Publisher Yale University Press Pub place London, New Haven, Conn ISBN This item appears on. List: Musical Theatre Dance 2 (Spr) Next: Studying musical theatre: theory and practice.

The 50 best plays and 10 greatest musicals of the last century are all available as books to read, but what are the best books about the theater. That’s the question I asked in giveaway contests for two books: The Great Comet: The Journey of a New Musical to Broadway And Tradition!: The.

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Critical cavils aside, Years of Popular Musical Theatre is a noteworthy accomplishment. Lamb's historical account, comprehensive as a. Fatinitza was the first full-length, three-act operetta by Franz von Suppé.

The libretto by F. Zell (a pseudonym for Camillo Walzel) and Richard Genée was based on the libretto to La circassienne by Eugène Scribe (which had been set to music by Daniel Auber in ), but with the lead role of Wladimir, a young Russian lieutenant who has to disguise himself as a woman, changed to a trousers Based on: Eugène Scribe's libretto to La circassienne.

For WOS we asked you to name your favourite musical and play of all time. Thousands of you voted and now, in the first article announcing the results, we take a look at the Top musicals of all time, starting by counting down your top Author: Ben Hewis.

The author doubles down on this style by splitting the book into two parts. Part I is the biography, Part II studies the music. So after you read about Gershwin's life, you start all over again and read about the music. As it turns out, the author Howard Pollack is a professor of music and he calls his book "a study." I do not mean to be too Cited by:   In honor of National Book Lovers Day, we put together a list of our Top 10 Books About Theatre for you – complete with recommended shows to enhance your experience.

The Viewpoints Book: A Practical Guide to Viewpoints and Composition by Anne Bogart and Tina Landau Modeled on a technique of physical improvisation that grew out [ ]. Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated gh musical theatre overlaps with other theatrical forms like opera and dance, it may be.

As a blogger and a theatre historian, I often refer to resources that have proven invaluable to me over the years. Having spent the better part of my life (I started researching at age eleven) delving into musical theatre history, certain books have presented themselves, again and again, as my "go to" places to fact check and to just enjoy the writings of people who are as passionate as I am.

The Wicked Stage: Book musicals vs. concept musicals – are they both under threat? Sarah Green January 8, Opinion Theatre views If you study musical theatre in any sort of depth you will come to realise that nearly every show falls into one of two categories: either a book musical or a concept show.Opening Night on Broadway: Steve Suskin: Schirmer Books: ISBN 0 02 1.

More Opening Nights on Broadway: Steve Suskin: Schirmer Books: ISBN 0 02 5. Years of Popular Musical Theatre: Andrew Lamb:Yale University Press ; ISBN 0 3.