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We'll have Manhattan : the early work of Rodgers and Hart, 1919-1931

Author: Dominic Symonds
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Broadway legacies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart are one of the defining duos of musical theater, contributing dozens of classic songs to the Great American Songbook and working together on over 40 shows before Hart's death. With hit after hit on both Broadway and the West End, they produced many of the celebrated songs of the '20s and '30s--such as ""Manhattan, "" ""The Lady is a Tramp, "" and ""Bewitched""--That remain popular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Symonds, Dominic.
We'll have Manhattan
(DLC) 2014016376
(OCoLC)879329758
Named Person: Richard Rodgers; Lorenz Hart; Lorenz Hart; Richard Rodgers
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Symonds
ISBN: 9780199929498 0199929491
OCLC Number: 899240285
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The summer camps and varsity shows --
The breakthrough in revue : the Garrick gaieties (1925, 1926) and Fifth Avenue follies (1926) --
The Rodgers and Hart revolution : Dearest enemy (1925) --
Pleasing the producers : Herbert Fields, Lew Fields and The girl friend (1926) --
A London odyssey : Lido lady (1926), One dam thing after another (1927), Ever green (1930) --
Big fish : Peggy-Ann (1926), Ziegfeld and a flop called Betsy (1926) --
A commercial success : A Connecticut Yankee (1927) --
Castration and integration : Chee-Chee (1928) --
Coping with the crash.
Series Title: Broadway legacies.
Responsibility: Dominic Symonds.

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Rodgers and Hart contributed dozens of hits to the Great American Songbook. We'll Have Manhattan focuses on the first twelve years of their collaboration (1919-1931), documenting their little-known  Read more...

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