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The History of the Musical - 4 Audio CDs

The History of the Musical - 4 Audio CDs $26.99

Richard Fawkes read by Kim Criswell

Published by Naxos AudioBooks

** 10% DISCOUNT **

These 4 audio CDs present The History of the Musical from its origins in classical music through to its final flowering in contemporary America

From John Gay's The Beggar's Opera through to Russell's Blood Brothers, this wonderful story is told via 120 musical examples of the genre

These including Showboat, Anything Goes, High Society, Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, Oliver, Cabaret, A Little Music, The Rocky Horror Show and Phantom of the Opera

And then there are the stars and composers - Kern, Porter, Gershwin, Bernstein, Lloyd Webber

And the famous partnerships such as Rogers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe

And of course performers such as Ethel Merman, Mary Martin, Howard Keel and Julie Andrews

Hours of aural delight - makes a fine gift

See also History of Opera and History of Classical Music

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