The American Musical Theatre Song Encyclopedia - by Thomas S. Hischak

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The American Musical Theatre Song Encyclopedia by Thomas S. Hischak

The first encyclopedia of theatre songs from Broadway shows ranging from The Black Crook (1866) to the 1994 Tony-Award-winning PAssion, this handy guide features over 1800 songs from over 500 musicals. It gives such information as the songs' authors, original performers, and dates and history of recordings. Each song is described and briefly analyzed, explaining how the song fit in the original production and what is notable about its music, lyrics, and presentation. Thoroughly indexed by song title, show, authors, and performers. Of interest to scholars, students, and fans alike.



Available On:
The American Musical Theatre Song Encyclopedia on Hardcover The American Musical Theatre Song Encyclopedia on Kindle

Publisher: Greenwood Press

Released: 1995





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