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MUSS1813 The Best of Broadway

The Best of Broadway, 2017/18
Dr Ian Sapiro
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Key Bibliography

Block, Geoffrey, Enchanted evenings : the Broadway musical from Show boat to Sondheim Oxford: OUP, 1997.

Lamb, Andrew, 150 years of popular musical theatre. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.

Mordden, Ethan, Coming up roses : the Broadway musical in the 1950s. New York: OUP, 2000.

Everett, William A. and Paul R. Laird (eds.), The Cambridge companion to the musical. 2nd edition. Cambridge: CUP, 2008.

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Other Suggested Reading

Bordman, Gerald. American musical theatre : a chronicle. New York: OUP, 1978.

Drew, David. Kurt Weill : a handbook. London: Faber and Faber, 1987.

Gänzl, Kurt & Andrew Lamb. Gänzl's book of the musical theatre London: The Bodley Head, 1988.

Gänzl, Kurt. The encyclopedia of the musical theatre. 2 vols. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1994.

———. Gänzl's book of the Broadway musical: 75 shows, from H.M.S. Pinafore to Sunset Boulevard. New York: Schirmer Books, 1995.

———. The musical : a concise history Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1997.

———. Musicals : the complete illustrated story of the world's most popular live entertainment. London: Carlton Books, 2004.

Gordon, Robert & Olaf Jubin. The Oxford Handbook of the British Musical.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017

Leon, Ruth, Gershwin. London: Haus Publishing, 2004.

Lerner, Alan Jay, The musical theatre : a celebration. London: Collins, 1986.

MacKenzie, Alexander C. “The Life-Work of Arthur Sullivan”, Sammelbände der Internationalen Musikgesellschaft 3, No. 3 (1902), 539–564.

Mordden, Ethan. Sing for your supper : the Broadway musical in the 1930s. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

———. Beautiful mornin' : the Broadway musical in the 1940s. New York: OUP, 1999.

———. Open a new window : the Broadway musical in the 1960s. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.

———. One more kiss : the Broadway musical in the 1970s. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.

Mordden. The happiest corpse I've ever seen : the last twenty-five years of the Broadway musical. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Parrott, Ian. “Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900)”, Music and Letters. 23, No. 3 (1942), 202–210.

Pessen, Edward. “The Great Songwriters of Tin Pan Alley’s Golden Age: A Social, Occupational, and Aesthetic Inquiry”, American music. 3, No. 3 (1985), 180–197.

Riis, Thomas L., More than just minstrel shows : the rise of black musical theatre at the turn of the century, I.S.A.M. Monographs 33. New York: University of New York, 1992.

This list was last updated on 22/11/2016