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By Julian Mates

[This publication is] a finished illustrated historical past of the U.S. musical from its colonial origins to the current, tracing the connections and impacts of the minstrel exhibit, operetta, burlesque, melodrama, revues, circus, dance, musical comedy, the Broadway opera, the e-book musical and other kinds. . . . extra, buddies introduces readers to inside of stuff--the a number of kinds of musical performers. Variety

American musical theatre has constructed as an idigenous artwork shape, with an extended historical past, extraordinary energy, and a number of expression. Julian buddies is the 1st to teach the musical degree in all its guises--from burlesque to musical comedy to grand opera--from its starting in pre-Revolutionary the USA to the current day. additionally, this ebook is the 1st to discover the relationships among some of the sorts of musical theatre.

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