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American Musicals by
Call Number: ML48 .A44 2014
The Broadway musical is one of America's great indigenous popular forms, a glorious hybrid that emerged "out of our speech, our tempo, our moral attitudes, our way of moving" (as Leonard Bernstein put it). Now, in this first volume of a landmark two-volume collection, The Library of America presents eight enduring masterpieces charting the Broadway musical's narrative tradition from the groundbreaking Show Boat (1927) through the start of the genre's Golden Age in 1949.
Great Rock Musicals by
Call Number: Reference (SV) ML 48 .G74
Includes the librettos of The Wiz, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar, Your Own Thing, Hair, Tommy, and Promenade.
Ten Great Musicals of the American Theatre by
Call Number: Reference (SV) ML 48 .R5 vol. 1
Includes the librettos of Of Thee I Sing, Porgy and Bess, One Touch of Venus, Brigadoon, Kiss Me Kate, West Side Story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the Roof, 1776, and Company.
Great Musicals of the American Theatre, vol. 2 by
Call Number: Reference (SV) ML 48 .R5 1976 vol. 2
Includes the librettos of Leave It to Me!, Lady in the Dark, Lost in the Stars, Wonderful Town, Fiorello!, Camelot, Man of La Mancha,Cabaret, Applause, and A Little Night Music.
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