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Rodgers and Hammerstein encyclopedia

Thomas S. Hischak

Rodgers and Hammerstein encyclopedia

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rodgers, Richard, -- 1902-1979,
  • Hammerstein, Oscar, -- 1895-1960,
  • Musicals -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ), discography (p. ), and index.

    StatementThomas S. Hischak.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML102.M88 H595 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17160641M
    ISBN 109780313341403
    LC Control Number2007006500


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"The amazingly productive Hischak, author/editor of 15 theater books to date, turns his attention to two giants of the American musical theater in a work that more aptly should be titled The Rodgers and Hammerstein and Kern and Hart et al.

Encyclopedia, in that this volume is not limited to shows and films written by the title duo but also encompasses those of their 3/5(1). For the first time, the lives, careers, works, songs, and themes of Rodgers and Hammerstein have been gathered together in an encyclopedia that covers the many talents of these men.

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Getting to Know Him: A Biography of Oscar Hammerstein II. New York, Ungar Publishing Co., Reprint, New York, Da Capo Press, Green, Stanley. The Rodgers and Hammerstein Story. New York, John Day, Hammerstein, Oscar, II. Lyrics. New York, Simon and Schuster, Reprint, Milwaukee, Hall Leonard, Hyland, William G.

The real magic behind Rodgers & Hammerstein, though, isn't in these ephemeral notes but in the book's lavish illustrations. Backdrop designs, cast recording album covers, and production photos tell a story here that words simply cannot. There have been numerous books chronicling the genius of Rodgers & Hammerstein (and, truth be told, many Cited by: 6.

Carousel (), with music by Richard Rodgers and the book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, was their second collaboration following the surprising success of Oklahoma. They worked again with Theresa Helburn and Lawrence Langner of the Theatre Guild (producers), Rouben Mamoulian (director), and Agnes de Mille (choreographer).

The Rodgers & Hammerstein collection includes generous selections from all their major musicals (Oklahoma / Carousel / South Pacific / King and I / Sound of Music), and songs from each of the minor works (State Fair / Allegro / Me & Juliet / Pipe Dream / Cinderella / Flower Drum Song).5/5(10).

"I Could Write a Book" "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" "Ev'rything I've Got" "Wait till You See Her" Songs by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top" "Kansas City" "I Cain't Say No" "Many a New Day" "It's a Scandal.

It's a Outrage!" "People Will Say We're in Love" "Lonely. The Sound of Music is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel is based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, The Story of the Trapp Family in Austria on the eve of the Anschluss inthe musical tells the story of Maria, who takes a job as governess to a large family while Awards: Tony Award for Best Musical.

But "The Rodgers and Hammerstein Encyclopedia" is not just about facts. It explains their work, explores themes in their musicals, and illustrates why they remain a driving force in the American Theatre. The encyclopedia includes the most recent revivals of their works and new recordings of their : Thomas Hischak.

The Rodgers and Hammerstein Foundation, New York, established a fund for cancer research inat the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem.

bibliography: J.F. Cone, Oscar Hammerstein 's Manhattan Opera Company (); Fact Book Concerning the Plays of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein (). A complete list of awards, recordings, and books about the team are included, as well as a chronology of everything either man wrote. But The Rodgers and Hammerstein Encyclopedia is not just about facts.

It explains their work, explores themes in their musicals, and illustrates why they remain a driving force in the American Theatre.

For the first time, the lives, careers, works, songs, and themes of Rodgers and Hammerstein have been gathered together in an encyclopedia that covers the many talents of these men. In addition to their plays and films together, every work that each man did with other collaborators is also discussed.

How Rodgers And Hammerstein Revolutionized Broadway Todd Purdum's new book is about the creative partnership and strained personal relationship behind such hit shows as Carousel, South Pacific and. " Something Wonderful is above all a marvelous book about the arts and the artistic process.

Todd S. Purdum provides a more than satisfying biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein, their successes and failures, their marriages, their money.

But he’s just as comfortable, and very acute, writing about their craft/5(). Download Full Book in PDF, EPUB, Mobi and All Ebook Format. Also, You Can Read Online Full Book Search Results for “the-rodgers-and-hammerstein-encyclopedia” – Free eBooks PDF.

Flower Drum Song () Music: Rodgers Book and Lyrics: Hammerstein Book: Joseph Fields, David Henry Hwang Flower Drum Song is set in San Francisco’s Chinatown in the musical tells the story of a nightclub owner whose family tries to set him up with a bride from ’s a smart look into the adjustment period that comes with having Chinese.

The most influential and popular songwriting team in the history of the American musical theatre, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein represent Broadway musicals at their finest.

This work explains their work, explores themes in their musicals, and illustrates why they remain a driving force in the American Theatre. But "The Rodgers and Hammerstein Encyclopedia" is not just about facts. It explains their work, explores themes in their musicals, and illustrates why they remain a driving force in the American Theatre.

The encyclopedia includes the most recent revivals of. For music licensing please visit License a show, song or concert for performance.

Please choose the appropriate Concord Theatricals site for your country: For music licensing please visit Learn about the history of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Visit Reviews/Endorsements Reviews "The amazingly productive Hischak, author/editor of 15 theater books to date, turns his attention to two giants of the American musical theater in a work that more aptly should be titled The Rodgers and Hammerstein and Kern and Hart et al.

Encyclopedia, in that this volume is not limited to shows and films written by the title duo but. Get this from a library. The Rodgers and Hammerstein encyclopedia. [Thomas S Hischak] -- Still the most influential and popular songwriting team in the history of the American Musical Theatre, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein.

Rodgers and HartAmerican composer Richard Rodgers () and lyricist/librettist Lorenz Hart () were one of America's most successful composer/lyricist teams in the golden age of American songwriting.

Their works for the musical theater produced a cornucopia of lasting songs. From the beginning of a collaboration that began in and lasted until Lorenz Hart's. Other articles where Oklahoma.

is discussed: Oscar Hammerstein, II: with Richard Rodgers in creating Oklahoma. (; winner of the Pulitzer Prize, ), Carousel (), and South Pacific (; Pulitzer Prize in ), combining bright tunes with relatively sophisticated stories—a blend then unfamiliar to the stage but later widely adopted.

Hammerstein’s lyrics are often marked. Rodgers and Hammerstein 's Cinderella is a musical written for television, but later played on stage, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.

It is based upon the fairy tale Cinderella, particularly the French version Cendrillon, ou la Petite Pantoufle de Verre, by Charles Perrault. David Ewen, Richard Rodgers (), a laudatory full-scale biography which contains lists of Rodgers's stage and film works, is quite comprehensive, although not without minor errors.

Deems Taylor, Some Enchanted Evenings (), is a chatty, informal account of the Hammerstein collaboration and contains some musical analysis of Rodgers's.

Sony Music Entertainment celebrated the 50th anniversary of the partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II in by compiling this CD-length collection of songs by the pair drawn from original Broadway cast albums and other recordings from the company's catalog, originally released in the s, '50s, and '60s by Columbia Records, Sony's flagship label.7/ On page of this book, we read a comment that Stephen Sondheim (an Oscar Hammerstein protege) made about R&H in a interview: "Sondheim described Hammerstein as a man of limited talent but infinite soul, and Rodgers as a man of infinite talent but limited soul."/5.

How Rodgers And Hammerstein Revolutionized Broadway Todd Purdum's new book, Something Wonderful, is about the creative partnership and strained personal relationship behind such hit shows as. In Yul Brynner as the Siamese monarch in The King and I (). Read More; life of Leonowens.

In Anna Harriette Leonowens which was based the musical The King and I by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, a number of motion pictures, and a television serial. Read More; reign of Mongkut.

In Mongkut in a 20th-century musical comedy, The. Given how large Rodgers and Hammerstein have loomed over the theatrical landscape, and how many books have been published about them, is there anything really new to say.

Well, no, but Todd S. Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II (/ ˈ h æ m ər s t aɪ n /; J – Aug ) was an American lyricist, librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) director in the musical theater for almost 40 won eight Tony Awards and two Academy Awards for Best Original of his songs are standard repertoire for vocalists and jazz musicians.

In James Michener the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific, which itself won a Pulitzer Prize and turned Michener’s book into a best seller. Read More; Rodgers. In Richard Rodgers were somewhat less successful, but South Pacific () had a Broadway run almost as long as that of Oklahoma.

and won a second Pulitzer Prize (). Unusual in its treatment. Buy The Sound of Their Music: The Story of Rodgers and Hammerstein (Applause Books) Revised edition by Nolan, Frederick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). The only musical they wrote specifically for television, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella aired on CBS on Mathe 14th anniversary of Oklahoma.

It starred Julie Andrews, who was nominated for an Emmy for her performance on the TV special, as was Richard Rodgers' score. Back on Broadway, Rodgers & Hammerstein premiered Flower Drum Song.

Richard Charles Rodgers (J - Decem ) was an American lasting fame rests on the blockbuster Broadway musicals he wrote with Oscar Hammerstein include Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, the television musical, Cinderella, and The Sound of Music.

Rodgers was the first person to win all four top show Born: Richard Charles Rodgers, J. Richard Rodgers, (born JNew York City—died Dec. 30,New York City), one of the dominant composers of American musical comedy, known especially for his works in collaboration with the librettists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II.

As a youth Rodgers composed songs for amateur boys’ club shows. In he entered Columbia. Oscar Hammerstein II (J – Aug ) was an American writer.

He was born in New York the s, he teamed with Richard Rodgers to write several successful musicals including Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of died of stomach cancer in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, shortly after the opening of.

So, for example, the first show that Columbia got was South Pacific, the fourth Rodgers & Hammerstein production, in The label also got Flower Drum Song in and The Sound of Music, the final Rodgers & Hammerstein show, inand it also released an album drawn from the Rodgers & Hammerstein television musical Cinderella in Brand: Sony.

Table of contents for The Rodgers and Hammerstein encyclopedia / Thomas S. Hischak. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated. Oscar Hammerstein, II, (born JNew York, N.Y.—died Aug.

23,Doylestown, Pa., U.S.), U.S. lyricist, musical comedy author, and theatrical producer influential in the development of musical comedy and known especially for his immensely successful collaboration with the composer Richard Rodgers. The grandson of the opera impresario Oscar Hammerstein.

How Rodgers And Hammerstein Revolutionized Broadway Todd Purdum's book, Something Wonderful, is about the creative partnership and strained personal relationship behind hit shows like Carousel and.Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound shared a link.

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