By Julian Mates
[This booklet is] a finished illustrated background of the U.S. musical from its colonial origins to the current, tracing the connections and affects of the minstrel exhibit, operetta, burlesque, melodrama, revues, circus, dance, musical comedy, the Broadway opera, the booklet musical and different kinds. . . . extra, associates introduces readers to within stuff--the numerous sorts of musical performers. Variety
American musical theatre has constructed as an idigenous artwork shape, with an extended historical past, notable energy, and numerous expression. Julian buddies is the 1st to teach the musical level in all its guises--from burlesque to musical comedy to grand opera--from its starting in pre-Revolutionary the United States to the current day. additionally, this e-book is the 1st to discover the relationships among a few of the different types of musical theatre.
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