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By David P. DeVenney

It is a thoroughly revised and increased moment version of The Broadway music Companion, the 1st entire consultant and entry element to the massive literature of the Broadway musical for the solo performer. Designed with the operating actor in brain, the amount lists each track from over three hundred Broadway indicates, together with not less than ninety greater than the 1st variation.

Organized by way of express, each one music is annotated with the identify of the character(s) who sing(s) the track, the vocal variety, and a mode class, similar to uptempo, narrative ballad, swing ballad, reasonable personality piece, and so forth. a number of indexes are provided, organizing the songs through voice style (soprano, baritone, etc.) and music type, vocal association (duets, trios, refrain, etc.), and composer and lyricist, permitting elevated entry to the repertoire. for example, a soprano trying to find a ballad to sing will locate each music in that type within the index. All solos, duets, and trios are listed during this demeanour, with quartets and bigger ensembles indexed via voice variety. moreover, the moment breakdowns (how many lead characters, who sings what tune, and the variety requisites of every personality) could be a worthy source to administrators and manufacturers.

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