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The New York Public Library performing arts desk reference.

Author: New York Public Library.
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive source on music, dance and theatre, It includes concise biographies of playwrights, composers and dancers, synopses of major plays, descriptions of American popular music and dance,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: New York Public Library.
ISBN: 0671799126 9780671799120
OCLC Number: 30892604
Notes: "A Stonesong Press book."
Description: vii, 424 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Theater: Glossary of theater terms --
Playwright's work; Writing the play --
Biographies of major playwrights --
Synopses of major plays --
Inside the theater; Producing a play --
Major theaters and companies --
Work of the director --
Biographies of major directors and producers --
Art and work of the actor --
Biographies of major performers --
Greek theater --
Evolution of western theater --
Life and work of William Shakespeare --
Asian theater --
British theater in the 20th century --
Theater in the United States --
American musical theater --
Theater for the masses; Some popular forms in the west --
Performance art; Performers become the art --
Role of the American drama critic --
From stage to screen; Film's origins in theater --
Theater awards --
Theater funding sources --
Additional sources of information on theater --
Music: Glossary of musical terms --
Elements and theory of music --
Variation, arrangements and improvisation --
Brief history of musical instruments --
Illustrated list of musical instruments --
Biographies of notable musicians, composers, and promoters --
Brief history of classical music --
Classical orchestra and its conductor --
Major orchestras of the world --
Introduction to opera --
Sacred music --
International ethic music --
Birth of American popular music --
American popular music in the 20th century --
Music festivals around the world --
Music awards --
Music funding sources --
Additional sources of information on music --
Dance: Glossary of dance terms --
Basics of dance --
Choreography and dance notation --
Biographies of notable choreographers, dancers and impresarios --
History of ballet --
Introduction to modern dance --
Dance on stage and screen --
International folk dance --
Social dance in the United States --
Dance festivals around the world --
Dance awards and competitions --
Dance funding sources --
Additional sources of information on dance --
Index.
Other Titles: Performing arts desk reference

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