By Julian Mates

ISBN-10: 0275927148

ISBN-13: 9780275927141

ISBN-10: 0313239487

ISBN-13: 9780313239489

[This ebook is] a entire illustrated heritage of the U.S. musical from its colonial origins to the current, tracing the connections and impacts of the minstrel exhibit, operetta, burlesque, melodrama, revues, circus, dance, musical comedy, the Broadway opera, the ebook musical and different kinds. . . . extra, associates introduces readers to inside of stuff--the numerous kinds of musical performers. Variety

American musical theatre has constructed as an idigenous paintings shape, with an extended heritage, extraordinary energy, and various expression. Julian associates is the 1st to teach the musical degree in all its guises--from burlesque to musical comedy to grand opera--from its starting in pre-Revolutionary the US to the current day. additionally, this publication is the 1st to discover the relationships among a few of the types of musical theatre.

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