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Audition Songs For Men

Author : Paul Harvard
ISBN : 1848424566
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Good Audition Guides: Helping you select and perform the audition piece that is best suited to your performing skills.
Category: Performing Arts

Definitive Audition Songbook For Men

Author : Lucy Holliday
ISBN : 0571532330
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Includes 30 classic audition songs that are arranged for voice and piano with guitar chords.

Show Boat

Author : Todd Decker
ISBN : 9780199968138
Genre : Music
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Show Boat: Performing Race in an American Musical tells the full story of the making and remaking of the most important musical in Broadway history. Drawing on exhaustive archival research and including much new information from early draft scripts and scores, this book reveals how Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern created Show Boat in the crucible of the Jazz Age to fit the talents of the show's original 1927 cast. After showing how major figures such as Paul Robeson and Helen Morgan defined the content of the show, the book goes on to detail how Show Boat was altered by later directors, choreographers, and performers up to the end of the twentieth century. All the major New York productions are covered, as are five important London productions and four Hollywood versions. Again and again, the story of Show Boat circles back to the power of performers to remake the show, winning appreciative audiences for over seven decades. Unlike most Broadway musicals, Show Boat put black and white performers side by side. This book is the first to take Show Boat's innovative interracial cast as the defining feature of the show. From its beginnings, Show Boat juxtaposed the talents of black and white performers and mixed the conventions of white-cast operetta and the black-cast musical. Bringing black and white onto the same stage -- revealing the mixed-race roots of musical comedy -- Show Boat stimulated creative artists and performers to renegotiate the color line as expressed in the American musical. This tremendous longevity allowed Show Boat to enter a creative dialogue with the full span of Broadway history. Show Boat's voyage through the twentieth century offers a vantage point on more than just the Broadway musical. It tells a complex tale of interracial encounter performed in popular music and dance on the national stage during a century of profound transformations.
Category: Music

To Broadway To Life

Author : Philip Lambert
ISBN : 0199781036
Genre : Music
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To Broadway, To Life! The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick is the first complete book about these creative figures, one of Broadway's most important songwriting teams. The book draws from personal interviews with Bock and Harnick themselves to offer an in-depth exploration their shows, including Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me, and Fiorello!, and their greater place in musical theater history.
Category: Music

Till We Meet Again

Author : Judith Krantz
ISBN : 9780307803511
Genre : Fiction
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Eve dared. . . Eve, with passion that overruled her total innocence, ran away from home to live in unrepentant sin; won stardom singing on the stage of the Parisian music halls before Worlds War I; married into the world of international diplomacy; and become the greatest lady Champagne. Eve's younger daughter, Freddy, inherited all of her mother's recklessness. Growing up in California, she became a pilot by sixteen; throughout World War II she ferried war planes in Britain--a glorious redhead who captured men with one humorous, challenging glance. Eve's elder daughter, Delphine, exquisite, gifted, and wild, romped through the nightlife of Hollywood of the thirties. On a whim, she made a screen test in Paris and soon found herself a great star of French films. She chose to risk her life in occupied France because of a love that transformed her frivolity into courage.
Category: Fiction

Fallen Angels

Author : Tara Hyland
ISBN : 9781847377029
Genre : Fiction
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From the poverty of post-war England and Ireland to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood's golden age, a beautiful, sweeping family drama that illustrates that the bonds between a mother and daughter can never be broken. An unwanted child: San Francisco, 1958. On a dark December night, a baby girl is left at the Sisters of Charity Orphanage on Telegraph Hill. A mysterious suicide: One year later, movie star Frances Fitzgerald takes her own life. Her husband, wealthy businessman Maximilian Stanhope, is rumoured to know more about her death than he's letting on, but nothing is ever proved. A terrible secret: What is the connection between these two events? That's what Frances's daughter, Cara, wants to find out. Abandoned by her mother when she is just seven years old, her childhood is filled with hardship and loss. As a young woman she finds professional success as a journalist, but on a personal level, she still struggles to trust those around her. Soon Cara becomes convinced that uncovering the secret behind her mother's death is the only way to lay her demons to rest, but learning the truth may end up tearing her apart.
Category: Fiction

A Problem Like Maria

Author : Stacy Ellen Wolf
ISBN : 0472067729
Genre : Music
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The author surveys the world of tomboys, comedians, and "rebel nuns" who broke the gender stereotype rules on 1950s Broadway, reexamining the careers, roles, and performances of Mary Martin, Ethel Merman, Julie Andrews, and Barbara Streisand from the perspective of lesbian feminism. Simultaneous.
Category: Music

Language As Aggression

Author : Linda M. Hill
ISBN : UOM:39015049753315
Genre : Aggressiveness (Psychology) in literature
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Category: Aggressiveness (Psychology) in literature


Author : Neil V. Rosenberg
ISBN : 0252072456
Genre : Music
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The twentieth anniversary paperback edition, updated with a new preface Winner of the International Bluegrass Music Association Distinguished Achievement Award and of the Country Music People Critics' Choice Award for Favorite Country Book of the Year Beginning with the musical cultures of the American South in the 1920s and 1930s, Bluegrass: A History traces the genre through its pivotal developments during the era of Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys in the forties. It describes early bluegrass's role in postwar country music, its trials following the appearance of rock and roll, its embracing by the folk music revival, and the invention of bluegrass festivals in the mid_sixties. Neil V. Rosenberg details the transformation of this genre into a self-sustaining musical industry in the seventies and eighties is detailed and, in a supplementary preface written especially for this new edition, he surveys developments in the bluegrass world during the last twenty years. Featuring an amazingly extensive bibliography, discography, notes, and index, this book is one of the most complete and thoroughly researched books on bluegrass ever written.
Category: Music

When They Were 22

Author : Brad Dunn
ISBN : 0740758101
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The author focuses on a single year in 100 extraordinary live to capture the mistakes and triumphs on the way to success.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Singing For Dummies

Author : Pamelia S. Phillips
ISBN : 9781118053041
Genre : Music
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Ah, there’s just nothing better than singing in the shower. The acoustics are perfect and you don’t sound half bad, if you do say so yourself. In fact, with a little practice you could be the next “American Idol” platinum-selling recording artist, or stage sensation. It’s time for Pavarotti to step down and for you to step up as monarch of songdom. Whether you’re a beginning vocalist or a seasoned songster, Singing for Dummies makes it easy for you to achieve your songbird dreams. Singing for Dummies gives you step-by-step instructions and lots of helpful tips, hints, vocal exercises, reminders, and warnings for both men and women, including advice on: The mechanics of singing Discovering your singing voice Developing technique Singing in performance Maintaining vocal health Performing like a pro Singing for Dummies is written by Dr. Pamelia Phillips, Chair of Voice and Music at New York University’s Undergraduate Drama Department. Dr. Phillips shares all of her professional expertise to help you sing your way to the top. She gives you all the information you need to know about: Proper posture and breathing Perfecting your articulation Finding the right voice teacher for you How to train for singing Selecting your music materials Acting the song Overcoming stage fright Auditioning for musical theater In addition to Dr. Phillips’ wisdom, Singing for Dummies comes with a CD packed full of useful instruction and songs, including: Demonstrations of proper technique Exercises to develop technique and strength Scales and pitch drills Practice songs for beginning, intermediate, and advanced singers Singing for Dummies contains all the information, practices, techniques, and expert advice you need to hone your vocal skills with ease.
Category: Music

Baker S Plays

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ISBN : PSU:000013783938
Genre : Drama
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Category: Drama

The Theatermania Guide To Musical Theater Recordings

Author : Michael Portantiere
ISBN : 0823084353
Genre : Performing Arts
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The first ever-comprehensive guide to musical theatre recordings, this book covers the entire history of musical theatre. From Jerome Kern and the Gershwins to Bernstein and Sondheim, here are capsule reviews and ratings of more than 400 theatre recordings of the past 60 years. Organized alphabetically, each listing contains background information on the show, cast information, record label, catalogue number, whether the recording is currently in print, and an overall rating of one to five stars.
Category: Performing Arts

World War I Songs

Author : Frederick G. Vogel
ISBN : UOM:39015038434810
Genre : History
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Part One of this reference work examines how the music of World War I reflected the U.S. mood. The second part lists all World War I songs verified as published in the United States. Entries include titles, lyricist, composer and year of publication. Part Three provides the lyrics to over 300 songs of the era; their key words appear in the index, which otherwise includes persons, song titles and subjects.
Category: History

Sing A Pretty Song

Author : Edie Adams
ISBN : 0688073417
Genre : Music
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Broadway and TV star Edie Adams remembers life before and after Ernie Kovacs, whose untimely death cut short their marriage and the groundbreaking comedic collaborations they created
Category: Music


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105027756779
Genre : College and school drama
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Category: College and school drama

The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Rich Young And Pretty Swift Richard

Author : Colin Larkin
ISBN : UOM:39015066803258
Genre : Popular music
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Containing 27,000 entries and over 6,000 new entries, the online edition of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music includes 50% more material than the Third Edition. Featuring a broad musical scope covering popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music, the Encyclopedia also offers thousands of additional entries covering popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.
Category: Popular music

The Music Business

Author : Dick Weissman
ISBN : 9780307788962
Genre : Music
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The Must-Have Guide for Breaking into the Music Business Completely revised and updated for the twenty-first century, The Music Business provides essential career advice and information on how to get started and advance in all areas of the music industry—from an author who’s had careers in music as an artist and professor for more than two decades. This comprehensive volume gives you guidance and information on: • Starting your music career • The ins and outs of recording contracts • Record producing and music engineering • The distribution and sale of records • The Internet and MP3s, and their effects on the music industry • The latest computer programs • Copyright law • Composing music and songwriting • Music education • The international music industry • And much more . . . The Music Business is an indispensable reference for anyone who wants to begin a career in any of the industry’s facets, as well as an invaluable aid to professional and would-be professional musicians alike.
Category: Music

American Theatre

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ISBN : MINN:319510012212717
Genre : Theater
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Category: Theater

Josh Groban Pro Vocal Men S Edition

Author : Josh Groban
ISBN : 9781476888071
Genre : Music
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(Pro Vocal). Whether you're preparing for karaoke night or an audition, the Pro Vocal series is for you. The book contains the lyrics, melody, and chord symbols for eight hit songs. It also includes audio demos for listening and separate backing tracks so you can sing along. Perfect for home rehearsal, parties, auditions, corporate events, and gigs without a backup band. This volume includes 9 of Groban's best: February Song * L'Ultima Notte * Never Let Go * Now or Never * Per Te * So She Dances * To Where You Are * Un Dia Llegara * You Raise Me Up.
Category: Music