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Making musicals : an informal introduction to the world of musical theatre / by Tom Jones.

Jones, Tom, 1928- (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0879100958
  • ISBN: 9780879100957
  • Physical Description: 189 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Limelight ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Limelight Editions, 1998.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on lectures given at Hunter College, New York City.
Formatted Contents Note:
A brief history of the American musical. Variety ; Operettas ; The third influence ; Rodgers and Hammerstein ; The breakup of the form -- Putting it together, taking it apart. Getting started ; Basics ; Writing in the standard form ; Experiments ; Lyrics ; Getting produced -- Postscript : a summary and a garland of precepts.
Summary, etc.:
The lyricist/librettist of The Fantasticks, the longest-running show in the history of the American theater, takes on a new role as your guide through the magical world of the stage musical.
Subject: Musicals > Writing and publishing
Lyric writing (Popular music)
Musicals > United States > History and criticism

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