Music From West Side Story
Very Good No Jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Pages are clean and unmarked. Cover corners and edges are unmarred. Binding is tight. 242pp.
It wasn't soft. It wasn't black. It wasn't sweet. It wasn't white. It was swing. Brought together by the love of playing jazz music, Teddy Wilson and Benny Goodman broke the color barrier in entertainment when they formed the Benny Goodman Trio with Gene Krupa. This lush and lyrical picture book tells the story of how two musical prodigies from very different backgrounds-one a young black boy growing up in Tuskegee, Alabama, the other the son of struggling Russian-Jewish immigrants from the west side of Chicago-were brought together by their love of music, and helped create the jazz style known as swing.
(Vocal). This sheet music also includes a CD with a recorded piano accompaniment, perfect for practice or performance.
Romeo and Juliet is updated to the tenements of New York City in this Oscar-winning musical landmark. Adapted by Ernest Lehman from the Broadway production, the movie opens with an overhead shot of Manhattan, an effect that director Robert Wise would repeat over the Alps in The Sound of Music four years later. We are introduced to two rival street gangs: the Jets, second-generation American teens, and the Sharks, Puerto Rican immigrants.
(Instrumental Folio). 10 songs from Leonard Bernstein's classic musical arranged for solo instrumentalists: America * Cool * I Feel Pretty * I Have a Love * Jet Song * Maria * One Hand, One Heart * Something's Coming * Somewhere * Tonight. The accompaniment CD is playable on any CD player, and is also enhanced so Mac and PC users can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing the pitch.
Muse are a modren rock phenomenon. The band who has steadfastly refused to compromise in rock music blast out some of the most memorable and riff-heavy rock the genre has known this side of the millennium. Formed around the classic rock trio line-up, Muse always surprise listeners with their audacious take on guitar music. This film tells the story of the band, from humble beginnings in England's West Country, to massive adulation, via Glastonbury headline slots and even unexpected chart success.
Playbill Best of Broadway Jigsaw Puzzle: Playbill covers of the Best Broadway productions since 2000This Playbill puzzle features all-new updated artBring your love for the theater home1000- pieceThis puzzle game is recommended for ages 7 and up1 or more playersFeatures musical posters from Phantom of the Opera, Beauty and the Beast, Lion King, West Side Story, Wicked, Legally Blonde, Little Shop of Horrors, Mary Poppins, The Addams Family, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Chicago, Cats, Les Mis and moreIdeal for framing and mountingGreat gift for any Broadway buff or aspiring performer
This pack includes stills from classic Hollywood musicals, such as Singin; in the Rain, Funny Face and West Side Story, along with images of stars like Fred and Ginger. These full-colour reproductions are ready to frame and hang in your home and offer a close up view of the beauty and power involved in dance.
Following on the success of the very popular and well-reviewed "From Assassins to West Side Story" comes "Deconstructing Harold Hill." This is a book for all fans of musical theatre, and a must for directors and actors. Scott Miller's thoughtful analys
Irene G. Dash explores the influence of Shakespeare on American musical theater through analyses of five important productions from 1938 through 1971 The Boys from Syracuse (The Comedy of Errors), Kiss Me, Kate (Taming of the Shrew), West Side Story (R
Musicals adapted to the big screen-from "West Side Story" to "The Phantom of the Opera"-have enjoyed a staggering amount of success since the 1940s, and this guide is especially tailored to library patrons looking for help selecting the right flick to watch. The book is organized by decade, allowing readers to learn about the nuances of each era of musical movie production, and a description is paired with each film along with an explanation of why it is worth viewing.
From the silver screen to the Great White Way, small community theatres to television sets, the musical has long held a special place in America's heart and history. Now, in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical, readers who flocked to the movies to see An American in Paris or Chicago, lined up for tickets to West Side Story or Rent, or crowded around their TVs to watch Cinderella or High School Musical can finally turn to a single book for details about them all.
In West Side Story: Cultural Perspectives on an American Musical, Wells presents a major scholarly study of the famous American musical West Side Story, viewing the work from cultural, historical, and musical perspectives. From the "mambo craze" of the 1950s to the work's ongoing permeation of popular culture, Wells looks at the myriad ways in which this canonic musical reflects and refracts American culture.