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A book of musical anecdotes

Frederick James Crowest

A book of musical anecdotes

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by Frederick James Crowest

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Published by Richard Bentley and Son in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicians -- Anecdotes.,
  • Musicians -- Humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMusical anecdotes
    Statementby Frederick Crowest.
    GenreAnecdotes., Humor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML65 .C94
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22940146M
    LC Control Number19011677

    This is especially true when a writer has to appease the army of collaborators involved in a musical. He replaced the bawdy women of burlesque with his "respectable" corps of Gaiety Girls to complete the musical and visual fun. There are stories of appetites Handel eating dinner for threeembarrassments Brahms falling asleep as Liszt playsoddities Bruckner's dog being trained to howl at Wagnerand devotions a lovely admirer disrobing in tribute to Puccini. But shout out to Edwin Drood, because Charles Dickens actually laid down his pen and died while writing this murder mysteryleaving it unfinished.

    Nearly everyone knows the basc plot to Hamlet, but few could make sense of the rock musical Rockabye Hamlet. As long as the script provided excuses for Al Jolson to sing a few hits or Marilyn Miller to do a dance routine, theatergoers were satisfied. When selecting a story for adaptation, the creative team must first determine that music will add to the effectiveness of the story. There are stories of appetites Handel eating dinner for threeembarrassments Brahms falling asleep as Liszt playsoddities Bruckner's dog being trained to howl at Wagnerand devotions a lovely admirer disrobing in tribute to Puccini.

    Who can blame them? This means that the content is often more divisive than that of traditional musicals. Lin-Manuel Miranda picked up Ron Chernow's Alexander Hamilton while on vacation, and found himself inspired to write his own take on Hamilton's scrappy life story. Thankless Task What is "The Book"?


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A book of musical anecdotes by Frederick James Crowest Download PDF Ebook

There is also wonderful trivia Beethoven loved to cat "bread soup" made with ten raw eggsalong with eccentric strategies Verdi, disturbed by the sound of street organs playing arias from his operas, hired them all for a season and kept them locked in a room.

Contact us Different Types of Musical Musical have been a popular choice for theatre goers for over a century. So it is not surprising that good librettists are few and far between.

It would take almost a century afterwards before any play broke performances, but the record soon reached in the A book of musical anecdotes book s. The society may decide on a loose theme and ask members to contribute to the show using their own interpretation of that theme.

One of the reasons why musicals continue to maintain a strong following is that there are a number of different types of story and genre of music represented. Hand over much and sometimes all of the plot and character development to the songs and choreography.

Dahl's story is your classic children's tale about a smart little girl developing telekinetic powers. Poetic forms sometimes alternated with the prose A book of musical anecdotes book, and liturgical chants gave way to new melodies.

There are memorable accounts of Stravinsky telling Proust how much he hates Beethoven, of Tchaikovsky's first bewildering telephone call, of Dvorak's strange love of pigeons, and of Verdi's intricate maneuvering to keep the now-famous melody of La donna e mobile top secret.

Just a bunch of poems about weird cats. Broadwaycom on YouTube 5. It remains one of the most frequently produced of the team's projects. The success of the first of these, In Town and A Gaiety Girl set the style for the next three decades. Product Identifiers. No, he replied, but I believe I have trodden in some.

There are examples of musicians munificent generosity Haydn called Mozart "the greatest composer known to me, either in person or by name"and scathing dismissal "Have you heard any Stockhausen? Most of the people who might once have worked in musical theatre take their talents to television.

Silent films had presented only limited competition, but by the end of the s, films like The Jazz Singer could be presented with synchronized sound. Pinafore and The Mikado Originals Successful musicals with truly original stories are few and far between. The Tony Awards on YouTube 9. This made for a much more satisfying kind of theatrical entertainment.

There are memorable accounts of Stravinsky telling Proust how much he hates Beethoven, of Tchaikovsky's first bewildering telephone call, of Dvorak's strange love of pigeons, and of Verdi's intricate maneuvering to keep the now-famous melody of La donna e mobile top secret.

Plays ran longer, leading to better profits and improved production values, and men began to bring their families to the theatre. There are examples of musicians munificent generosity Haydn called Mozart the greatest composer known to me, either in person or by nameand scathing dismissal Have you heard any Stockhausen?

In the majority of cases, the script or story is created first, and then the score music and lyrics is created afterwards as a way of developing the characters and furthering the narrative.

I once worked on a musical which shall go nameless that was having a disastrous pre-Broadway tour. The motion picture mounted a challenge to the stage.

As a result, the books of most Broadway musicals were a series of scenes, jokes and sight gags designed to get from song to song.

Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical

No, he replied, but I believe I have trodden in some.Of course, it helped having Neil Simon shape their stories into a touching but hilarious book. Scene Structure. As in non-musical plays, the ending of each scene in a book musical must project the action forward, pointing the audience's interest into the scenes to come.

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