The Classical Symphony 1750-1830

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  • Created on: 09-03-18 11:18
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  • What is it?
    • Musical theatre
      • Composers
        • Richard Rodgers
          • Example works:
            • Fly with Me (1920)
            • Oklahoma! (1943)
        • Stephen Sondheim
          • Example works:
            • Assassins (1990)
            • Company (1970)
            • Road Show (2008)
        • Andrew Lloyd Webber
          • Example works:
            • Jesus Christ Superstar (1970)
            • Starlight Express (1984)
            • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (1968)
        • Claude-Michel Schönberg
          • Example works:
            • La Révolution Française (1973)
            • Les Misérables (1980)
            • Miss Saigon (1989)
        • Leonard Bernstein
          • Example works:
            • On The Town, 1944
            • West Side Story, 1957
      • How did it develop?
        • through the 18th century when the Ballad Opera and pantomime emerged in England and its colonies as the most popular forms of musical entertainment.
          • In the 19th century, following the development of European operetta, many of the structural elements of modern musical theatre were established by the works of Gilbert and Sullivan in Britain and those of Harrigan and Hartin America.
            • the musical theatre works of early 20th century led to the modern "book" musical, where songs and dances are fully integrated into a well-made story with serious dramatic goals that is able to evoke genuine emotions other than laughter.
      • Type of songs
        • Love
        • Comedy
        • Patter
        • Show-stopper
        • Chorus
        • 32 bar song
    • a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance.

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