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The Resource "No legs, no jokes, no chance" : a history of the American musical theater, Sheldon Patinkin

"No legs, no jokes, no chance" : a history of the American musical theater, Sheldon Patinkin

Label
"No legs, no jokes, no chance" : a history of the American musical theater
Title
"No legs, no jokes, no chance"
Title remainder
a history of the American musical theater
Statement of responsibility
Sheldon Patinkin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
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Patinkin, Sheldon
Dewey number
782.140973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML1711
LC item number
.P37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Musical theater
Label
"No legs, no jokes, no chance" : a history of the American musical theater, Sheldon Patinkin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Written in conjunction with a two-semester course taught with Estelle Spector at Columbia College Chicago ..."--P. [v]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 539-540) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overture : Beginning the the middle, 1943 -- Oklahoma! -- pt. 1. Ancestors and antecedents, 1791-1900 -- Opera and French and Viennese operetta -- The minstrel show, variety/vaudeville, and The Black Crook -- Gilbert and Sullivan -- American burlesque and the 1890s -- pt. 2. Early American musical comedies, operettas, and revues, 1901-1924 -- George M. Cohan, Victor Herbert, and Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. -- From Babes in Toyland to "Alexander's Ragtime Band" -- From The Firefly to Yip-yip-yaphank -- From The Scandals of 1919 to the Cotton Club -- From Lady, Be Good! to Rose-Marie -- pt. 3. The golden age of the Broadway song, 1925-1939 -- From The Garrick Gaieties to Strike Up the Band -- Show Boat -- From The New Moon to The Little Show -- The Gershwins and Irving Berlin in the 1930s -- Kern, Rodgers and Hart, and Cole Porter in the 1930s -- The rise of big bands and swing -- pt. 4. The transitional years, 1940-1945 -- From Pal Joey to Lady in the Dark -- From This Is the Army to Carousel -- pt. 5. The golden age of the Broadway musical, 1946-1964 -- From Annie Get Your Gun to Brigadoon -- From Kiss Me, Kate to South Pacific -- From Guys and Dolls to Peter Pan -- From Damn Yankees to My Fair Lady -- From West Side Story to The Sound of Music -- From Bye Bye Birdie to A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum -- From She Loves Me to Fiddler on the Roof -- pt. 6. Fade out--fade in, 1965-1969 -- From Kelly to Cabaret -- From Hair to 1776 -- pt. 7. The splintering of the form, 1970-2007 -- From Company to Jesus Christ Superstar -- From Grease to A Chorus Line -- From Pacific Overtures to Evita -- From 42nd Street to Cats -- From La Cage aux Folles to City of Angels -- From Assassins to Ragtime -- Exit music
Control code
ocm144547942
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiv, 580 pages
Isbn
9780810119949
Lccn
2007023777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)144547942
  • (OCoLC)144547942
  • (Sirsi) a1017677
Label
"No legs, no jokes, no chance" : a history of the American musical theater, Sheldon Patinkin
Publication
Note
"Written in conjunction with a two-semester course taught with Estelle Spector at Columbia College Chicago ..."--P. [v]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 539-540) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overture : Beginning the the middle, 1943 -- Oklahoma! -- pt. 1. Ancestors and antecedents, 1791-1900 -- Opera and French and Viennese operetta -- The minstrel show, variety/vaudeville, and The Black Crook -- Gilbert and Sullivan -- American burlesque and the 1890s -- pt. 2. Early American musical comedies, operettas, and revues, 1901-1924 -- George M. Cohan, Victor Herbert, and Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. -- From Babes in Toyland to "Alexander's Ragtime Band" -- From The Firefly to Yip-yip-yaphank -- From The Scandals of 1919 to the Cotton Club -- From Lady, Be Good! to Rose-Marie -- pt. 3. The golden age of the Broadway song, 1925-1939 -- From The Garrick Gaieties to Strike Up the Band -- Show Boat -- From The New Moon to The Little Show -- The Gershwins and Irving Berlin in the 1930s -- Kern, Rodgers and Hart, and Cole Porter in the 1930s -- The rise of big bands and swing -- pt. 4. The transitional years, 1940-1945 -- From Pal Joey to Lady in the Dark -- From This Is the Army to Carousel -- pt. 5. The golden age of the Broadway musical, 1946-1964 -- From Annie Get Your Gun to Brigadoon -- From Kiss Me, Kate to South Pacific -- From Guys and Dolls to Peter Pan -- From Damn Yankees to My Fair Lady -- From West Side Story to The Sound of Music -- From Bye Bye Birdie to A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum -- From She Loves Me to Fiddler on the Roof -- pt. 6. Fade out--fade in, 1965-1969 -- From Kelly to Cabaret -- From Hair to 1776 -- pt. 7. The splintering of the form, 1970-2007 -- From Company to Jesus Christ Superstar -- From Grease to A Chorus Line -- From Pacific Overtures to Evita -- From 42nd Street to Cats -- From La Cage aux Folles to City of Angels -- From Assassins to Ragtime -- Exit music
Control code
ocm144547942
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiv, 580 pages
Isbn
9780810119949
Lccn
2007023777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)144547942
  • (OCoLC)144547942
  • (Sirsi) a1017677

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