Intro to theater Musical Theater Modern Musicals8

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M usical T heater Modern Musicals (1968-1980) Modern musical composers experimented with  three major things. o Subject o Sound o Structure Modern Subjects / Same Structure o Gritty looks at prostitutes o Nazi influenced life o Adult views on life, sex and death. Modern Sounds / Same Structure o Rock and Pop styles were used in musicals 
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Unformatted text preview: not only affecting the instrumentation but also the vocal style the performers used. • Modern Lyrics / New Structure SONDHEIM o Deceptively difficult music o Lyrics are extremely important o Musically challenging....
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course THEA 112g taught by Professor Hagemeir during the Fall '07 term at UNL.

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