• 59,99 €

Publisher Description

This new edition of Swain's classic award-winning text reveals how a musical drama achieves plot movement, character development and conflict through strategic placement of music in twenty impressive productions. Included is the latest research and viewpoints of contemporary critics, highlighting the various styles of important composers including Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Jerry Bock, Stephen Sondheim, and Andrew Lloyd Webber. This new edition also includes a previously unpublished essay on Les Misérables. An expanded epilogue offers insight into the phenomena behind Miss Saigon and Phantom of the Opera, "megamusicals" which seemingly popularized the Broadway tradition. For people interested in Broadway musicals, theater, popular music, American music, opera and/or twentieth-century music.

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2002
November 19
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
464
Pages
PUBLISHER
Scarecrow Press
SIZE
122.3
MB

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