The sound of Broadway music : a book of orchestrators and orchestrations /

Suskin, Steven.

The sound of Broadway music : a book of orchestrators and orchestrations / Steven Suskin. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009. - 1 online resource (viii, 664 pages) : music

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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Verse: On Orchestrators and Orchestration. Refrain: Men of Notes (And a Few Women, Too). I. The Dreyfus System. II. Twelve Major Orchestrators. III. Ghosts and Other Helpers. IV. Valued Members of the Music Department. V. Comparative Orchestrators. Bridge: The Art of Orchestration. VI. From Song to Stage. VII. The Arrangement. VIII. Overture. IX. Meet the Colors. X. And Then Comes the Orchestrator. XI. The Orchestration. XII. Putting it Together. XIII. "Sweeney in the Pit with Steve". Final Refrain: What's the Score?. XIV. About the Listings. XV. The Listings. XVI. Additional Shows b.

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Instrumentation and orchestration--History.
Musicals--History and criticism.--New York (State)--New York
MUSIC--Genres & Styles--Musicals.
Instrumentation and orchestration.

New York (State)--New York.
New York --Broadway.

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