150 Years of Popular Musical Theatre. Andrew Lamb.

150 Years of Popular Musical Theatre

Yale University Press, 2001. first printing. Hardcover. As new in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. First printing. 380 pages, with index. Illustrated with photographs. From the Parisian operettas of the 1850s to the modern blockbuster musicals such as Les Miserables, Rent , a lively illustrated history of popular musical theater. The author examines the development of the European operatta style from French and Viennese works to such less well known scholls as the Spanish zarzuela; he also traces the evolution of English-language works from comic operas by Gilbert and Sullivan and American vaudeville, and late 20th century Broadway and West end musicals. For each significant work he gives information on composers, lyricists and librettists, leading perfromers, directors, and other creative influences. As New / as new. Item #E24927
ISBN: 9780300075380

Price: $17.95

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