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Engel, Lehman 1910-1982

Works: 682 works in 1,270 publications in 6 languages and 21,189 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Original cast recordings  History  Discographies  Biography  Bibliography  Musical settings  Operas  Musicals 
Roles: Conductor, Author, Performer, Arranger, Editor, Director, Compiler, Composer, Interviewer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Host
Classifications: ML1711, 782.14
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lehman Engel
The American musical theater; a consideration by Lehman Engel( Book )

32 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonderful town by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words with music by Lehman Engel( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway's foremost musical director brings his years of creative experience and encyclopedic knowledge of music and theater to this outstanding study of the only uniquely American theatrical form, the musical show. Lehman Engel analyzes the form and traces its origins, finding distinct roots in Greek drama, Roman spectacle, and Shakespearean theater as well as in Italian grand opera, Viennese operetta, and the post-Ibsen plays of structure and ideas. Focusing on the libretto, Engel assesses the growth of the popular genre in terms of the development of its component parts--characters, subject matter, and physical stagecraft. Here is not a "safe" history of an art form, but a highly opinionated appraisal of the entire field from audience and economics to stars and producers. Engel does not hesitate to criticize the critics, dissect the songs and structures, and evaluate the artistic failures of some box-office successes. Unequaled in clarity, precision, and fullness of detail, this is a must for students and lovers of the American theater.--From publisher description
The making of a musical by Lehman Engel( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planning and producing the musical show by Lehman Engel( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South Pacific original Broadway cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South Pacific overture (3:01) -- Dites-moi (1:16) -- Cock-eyed optimist (1:42) -- Twin soliloquies / Some enchanted evening (5:49) -- Bloody Mary (1:53) -- My girl back home (1:39) -- There is nothin' like a dame (3:47) -- Bali Ha'i (3:49) -- I'm gonna wash that man right outa my hair (2:53) -- I'm in love with a wonderful guy (3:20) -- Younger than springtime (4:56) -- Happy talk (3:42) -- Honey bun (1:46) -- Carefully taught (1:13) -- This nearly was mine (2:09) -- Finale (2:59)
Pal Joey by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

19 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Book by John O'Hara. Vivienne Segal and Harold Lang, with supporting cast. Lehman Engel, conductor
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

34 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"-Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Getting the show on : the complete guidebook for producing a musical in your theatre by Lehman Engel( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their words are music : the great theatre lyricists and their lyrics by Lehman Engel( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward an American opera, 1911-1954 by Victor Herbert( Recording )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally issued on various labels
The boys from Syracuse by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

14 editions published between 1956 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The critics by Lehman Engel( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady in the dark complete 1963 cast recording ; Selected songs from Lady in the dark by Kurt Weill( Recording )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiss me, Kate original Broadway cast recording by Cole Porter( Recording )

2 editions published between 1949 and 1998 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inlay booklet contains cast, ensemble, musicians and production credits; and sundry catalogue advertisements
This bright day; an autobiography by Lehman Engel( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chita Rivera, Nancy Dussault, Herschel Bernardi in Bajour : original Broadway cast by Walter Marks( Recording )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three centuries of choral music : Renaissance to Baroque by Lehman Engel( )

13 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in 4 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using lush orchestrations, this new production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic aims to set a new standard for this iconic musical. Features five-time Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara and Academy Award nominee Ken Watanabe
George and Ira Gershwin's Girl crazy by George Gershwin( Recording )

11 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Words with music
Alternative Names
Engel A. Lehman 1910-1982

Lehman Engel American conductor

Lehman Engel Amerikaans componist (1910-1982)