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    Title
    Anything goes : a history of American musical theatre
    Author
    Mordden, Ethan, 1947-

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    Personal Author:
    Mordden, Ethan, 1947-
    Title:
    Anything goes : a history of American musical theatre / Ethan Mordden.
    Publication info:
    New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
    Physical description:
    xii, 346 p., [16] unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    General Note:
    Discography: (pages 291-322).
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Contents:
    The first age. Source material ; The age of burlesque ; At the turn of the century -- The second age. The witch of the wood and the bamboo tree ; Victor Herbert ; The new music ; The variety show -- The third age. The structure of twenties musical comedy ; The structure of twenties operetta ; Dancing in the dark ; Blue monday blues ; The Rodgers and Hammerstein handbook ; Something to dance about ; After West side story ; The Sondheim handbook -- The fourth age. Devolutions ; That is the state of the art.
    Summary:
    Offers a history of American musical theater from the 1920s through to the 1970s, and includes such famous works as "Oklahoma!, " "The Red Mill, " and "Porgy and Bess."
    Subject term:
    Musicals--United States--History and criticism.
    LCCN:
    2013000208
    ISBN:
    9780199892839 (alk. paper)
    ISBN:
    0199892830 (alk. paper)
    Collection note:
    Gift of:BYU Alumni Association; In memory of: Mary Donna Jones Jensen; Date cataloged: 12/02/2013.

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      Music and Dance
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      ML 1711 .M732 A59 2013 1 Book Music & Dance - Fourth Floor North
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