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Author Suskin, Steven.

Title The sound of Broadway music : a book of orchestrators and orchestrations / Steven Suskin.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2009.

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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.8109 SUS    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    782.8109 SUS    DUE 05-28-19
Description viii, 664 p. : music ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Verse : on orchestrators and orchestration -- Refrain : men of notes (and a few women, too) -- Section I. The Dreyfus system -- Section II. Twelve major orchestrators. Russell Bennett ; Ralph Burns ; Robert "Red" Ginzler ; Hershy Kay ; Irwin "Irv" Kostal ; Philip J. Lang ; Sid Ramin ; Ted Royal ; Eddie Sauter ; Hans Spialek ; Don Walker ; Larry Wilcox -- Section III. Ghosts and other helpers -- Section IV. Valued members of the music department. Roger Adams ; Franz Allers ; Jack Andrews ; David Baker ; Jay Blackton ; Pembroke Davenport ; Buster Davis ; Frederick Dvonch ; Lehman Engel ; Marion Evans ; Dorothea Freitag ; Joe Glover ; Max Goberman ; Herbert Greene ; Hal Hastings ; Luther Henderson ; Peter Howard ; Elliot Lawrence ; Stanley Lebowsky ; Hugh Martin ; Jack Mason ; Peter Matz ; John Morris ; Robert H. Noeltner ; Walter Paul ; Mathilde Pincus ; Donald Pippin ; Genevieve Pitot ; Trude Rittman ; Milton Rosenstock ; Menotti Salta ; William Stegmeyer ; Jim Tyler ; Betty Walberg -- Section V. Assessing orchestrators -- Bridge : The art of orchestration -- Section I. From song to stage -- Section II. The arrangement -- Section III. Overture -- Section IV. Meet the colors -- Section V. Then comes the orchestrator -- Section VI. The orchestration -- Section VII. Putting it together -- Section VIII. Sweeney in the pit with Steve -- Final refrain: What's the score? -- Section I. About the listings -- Section II. The listings -- Section III. Additional shows by other orchestrators -- Coda -- Section I. Chronology -- Section II. Acknowledgements -- Section III. Sources and bibliography -- Index.
Subject Instrumentation and orchestration -- History.
Orchestrators.
Musicals -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780195309478 (alk. paper)
0195309472 (alk. paper)

 
    
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