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Here for the Hearing: Analyzing the Music in Musical Theater

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  • Editor: Buchler, Michael
  • Editor: Decker, Gregory J



Due for release on 30th May 2023

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  • List of Examples and Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Michael Buchler and Gregory J. Decker
  • Part 1: Chapters that engage multiple works
  • Chapter 1. "Was It Ever Real?": Tonic Return via Stepwise Modulation in Broadway Songs
  • Nathan Beary Blustein (American University)
  • Chapter 2. Sondheim's Dissonant Tonality
  • Drew Nobile (University of Oregon)
  • Chapter 3. Topical Interpretive Strategies in American Musical Theatre: Three Brief Case Studies
  • Gregory J. Decker (Bowling Green State University)
  • Chapter 4. A Phenomenological Approach to Music Theater Rhyme
  • Richard Plotkin (New York, NY)
  • Chapter 5. The Changing Rhythms of Bridges and Ends
  • Rachel Short (Shenandoah Conservatory)
  • Part 2: Chapters that engage a single work, organized chronologically
  • Chapter 6. Three Notions of Long-Range Form in Guys and Dolls
  • Michael Buchler (Florida State University)
  • Chapter 7. Style, Tonality, and Sexuality in The Rocky Horror Show
  • Nicole Biamonte (McGill University)
  • Chapter 8. Music, Time, and Memory in Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years
  • Jonathan De Souza (University of Western Ontario)
  • Chapter 9. Lesbian Desire in Fun Home
  • Rachel Lumsden (Florida State University)
  • Chapter 10. The Hip-Hop History of Hamilton
  • Robert Komaniecki (University of Iowa)
  • Chapter 11. "Isn't it queer?": The Kinsey Sicks and the Art of Broadway Parody
  • J. Daniel Jenkins (University of South Carolina)
  • List of Contributors
  • Index