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Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

by Oscar Hammerstein

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Hal Leonard .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical scores, lyrics & libretti,
  • Musical theatre,
  • Vocal music,
  • Genres & Styles - Classical,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Instruction & Study - Voice,
  • Texts,
  • Music,
  • Songbooks - Popular,
  • Musicals,
  • Genres & Styles - Musicals,
  • Music / Reference,
  • Excerpts,
  • Librettos,
  • Popular music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8175887M
    ISBN 100881883794
    ISBN 109780881883794

    Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella is a musical in two acts with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and a book by Douglas Carter Beane based partly on Hammerstein's book. The story is derived from the fairy tale Cinderella, particularly the French version Cendrillon, ou la Petite Pantoufle de Verre, by Charles story concerns a young woman forced into a. Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II (/ ˈ h æ m ər s t aɪ n /; J – Aug ) was an American lyricist, librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) director in the musical theater for almost 40 won eight Tony Awards and two Academy Awards for Best Original of his songs are standard repertoire for vocalists and jazz musicians.

    Hammerstein's lyrics remain the quintessential guide to writers, young and old alike, writing for characters on the stage. God bless Oscar! This book contains all of the incomparable lyrics of the master, Oscar Hammerstein. Even without the music they were composed for, the words sing and breathe a life of their own. For many. Carmen Jones is a Broadway musical with music by Georges Bizet (orchestrated for Broadway by Robert Russell Bennett) and lyrics and book by Oscar Hammerstein II which was performed at The Broadway tually, it is Bizet's opera Carmen updated to a World War II-era African-American setting. Bizet's opera was, in turn, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée.

    Oscar Hammerstein II has books on Goodreads with ratings. Oscar Hammerstein II’s most popular book is 6 Plays by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Flower Drum Song was the eighth musical by the team of Rodgers and is based on the novel, The Flower Drum Song, by Chinese-American author C. Y. premiered on Broadway in and was then performed in the West End and on tour. It was adapted for a musical film.. After their extraordinary early successes, beginning with Oklahoma! in , Richard Rodgers and.


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Show Boat is a musical in two acts, with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on Edna Ferber's best-selling novel of the same musical follows the lives of the performers, stagehands and dock workers on the Cotton Blossom, a Mississippi River show boat, over 40 years from to Its themes include racial prejudice and tragic, enduring love.

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