|Statement||by F. H. Shera.|
|LC Classifications||MT35 .S496|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||84|
|LC Control Number||23012151|
“Perhaps the toughest, most pivotal and thankless job in musical theater is that of the book writer. Their work lays the groundwork that allows our songs to soar. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shera, F.H. (Frank Henry), Musical groundwork. London, New York [etc.] H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 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. Musical groundwork: being a first manual of musical form and history, for students and readers.
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 . Full text of "Musical groundwork: being a first manual of musical form and history, for students and readers" See other formats. Start studying Romantic period: III-V. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Browse. are primarily technical exercises without much musical value. The opera that laid the groundwork of the Russian National style. Bedrich Smetana. The founder f the Czech national music was. years of musical theater Broadway Grows Up As theater styles and personalities from around the world and the country come to New .
The Ground Work Music Project. Wilshire Pkwy. Austin, TX As in non-musical plays, the ending of each scene in a book musical has to project the action forward, pointing the audience's interest into the scenes to come. Since good showtunes often capture a moment of transition, realization or decision, a song (or a brief reprise) is often used to bring scenes to a close. You raise a good point regarding Mme. Giry; her history with the Phantom is an invention of the musical and wasn't in the original book, so that would . Richard Traubner (Novem – Febru ) was an American journalist, author, operetta scholar and historian, and lecturer on theatre and (mostly musical) film. His best-known book, Operetta: A Theatrical History, was first published in According to Opera News, "Traubner was universally regarded as the foremost expert on operetta in the U.S." He .