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By David P. DeVenney

This can be a thoroughly revised and accelerated moment version of The Broadway track Companion, the 1st whole advisor and entry aspect to the huge literature of the Broadway musical for the solo performer. Designed with the operating actor in brain, the quantity lists each music from over three hundred Broadway indicates, together with a minimum of ninety greater than the 1st version.

Organized through exhibit, every one tune is annotated with the identify of the character(s) who sing(s) the track, the vocal variety, and a method type, similar to uptempo, narrative ballad, swing ballad, average personality piece, and so forth. numerous indexes are provided, organizing the songs by way of voice variety (soprano, baritone, etc.) and music sort, vocal association (duets, trios, refrain, etc.), and composer and lyricist, permitting elevated entry to the repertoire. for example, a soprano searching for a ballad to sing will locate each track in that class within the index. All solos, duets, and trios are listed during this demeanour, with quartets and bigger ensembles indexed by means of voice variety. additionally, the moment breakdowns (how many lead characters, who sings what track, and the variety requisites of every personality) may be a worthy source to administrators and manufacturers.

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