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- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.40
Dieses gleichermaßen kenntnisreich und zugänglich geschriebene kleine Buch bietet eine luzide Einführung in die Welt der Opern Giuseppe Verdis und lädt ein, wahre Schätze des musikalischen Welterbes kennen und verstehen zu lernen. Sabine Henze-Döhring hat jene Werke des bedeutenden italienischen Opernkomponisten (1813?1901) ausgewählt, die einerseits... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
This comprehensive guide, from the author of Acting in Musical Theatre , will equip aspiring directors with all of the skills that they will need in order to guide a production from beginning to end. From the very first conception and collaborations with crew and cast, through rehearsals and technical production all the way to the final performance,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
How to Direct a Musical is a lively and practical guide to the seemingly overwhelming task of directing a musical. David Young brings to this handbook his extensive experience as a director of over 100 productions and more than 250 workshops in the US, China, Senegal and Brazil. Young takes a pragmatic, do-it-yourself approach, guiding the reader... more...
- Scarecrow Press 1997; US$ 64.99
An illustrated sourcebook for total theatre training, emphasizing the director's role in the three main building blocks for mounting a performance: preparation, production, and performance. Boland and Argentini provide a comprehensive step-by-step theatre primer which will prove invaluable to musical directors, teachers, administrators, students, and... more...
- Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95
What does it take to be a musical theatre performer? What kind of training is required to do eight shows a weekacting, dancing, and singing in a wide variety of vocal styles? This insider's look into the unique demands of musical theatre performance establishes connecting links between voice training for the singer and drama school training for the... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 15.99
An impassioned and invaluable guide for actors and students of musical theatre. In Acting Through Song ,?Paul Harvard takes the techniques of modern actor training including the theories of Stanislavsky, Brecht, Meisner and Laban, amongst others and applies them to the fundamental component of musical theatre: singing. With dozens... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 35.99
Explains how to analyse a script of libretto, shows how to develop a character building on material in the score, and gives the singing performer the tools to act believably. This book addresses the problems of concenration, trust, and projection, among others, and includes concrete examples from opera and musical theatre. more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99
Truly powerful vocal performance in musical theater is more than just the sum of good vocal tone and correct notes. As experienced teacher, director, and performer Mark Ross Clark lays out in The Broadway Song, powerful performance communicates the central function of a song within the context of the surrounding narrative, or the "truth"... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2013; US$ 45.00
Chinese opera embraces over 360 different styles of theatre that make one of the richest performance arts in the world. It combines music, speech, poetry, mime, acrobatics, stage fighting, vivid face-painting and exquisite costumes. First experiences of Chinese opera can be baffling because its vocabulary of stagecraft is familiar only to the seasoned... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 29.99
This easy to use handbook, Get the Callback: The Art of Auditioning for Musical Theatre, offers practical advice on all the facets of auditioning. It walks the reader step by step through the audition process, explaining what to expect, how to behave, and how to prepare for a (hopefully) winning audition. It also coaches the actor through the ins and... more...