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- Opera Journeys Publishing 2009; US$ 9.75
A comprehensive opera-guide, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. more...
- Scarecrow Press 1997; US$ 67.99
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...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 97.99
The Zarzuela Companion is a comprehensive guide to the zarzuela's most popular and romantic works written after 1850, with chapters devoted to the major Spanish zarzuela composers, writers and singers. Complete synopses of all sixty works selected are delivered at the level of detail necessary for non-Spanish speakers to follow along with ease. The... more...
- Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.99
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 43.95
"Opera Coaching "is the first practical guide for pianists, singers, and opera producers to this important--and often neglected--career. The opera coach is a teacher who helps singers not only meet the physical and vocal demands of a score, but--like the dramatic coach--shapes their entire performance. The opera coach must have a wide knowledge, from... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 31.99
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...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 25.99
This book gives you new information on working with young adolescent changing voices, designing optimal rehearsals for middle schoolers, managing growing choral programs, and helping youngsters gain musical skills they can carry with them for a lifetime of making music. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.95
An invaluable guide for both casual opera fans and afficionados, this volume contains act-by-act descriptions of operatic works ranging from the early seventeenth century masterworks of Monteverdi and Purcell to the modern classics of Menotti and Britten. Written in a lively anecdotal style, entries include character descriptions, historical background,... more...