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Title Sondheim on music : minor details and major decisions / Mark Eden Horowitz.
Author Horowitz, Mark Eden.
Publication Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press in association with the Library of Congress, 2010.
Edition Second edition.
Description xvi, 568 pages : music ; 24 cm
Call # 782.14092 SONDHEIM H
Note Includes index.
Summary This volume focuses on a set of interviews that the author conducted with American composer and lyricist for stage and film, Stephen Sondheim (b. 1930). Sondheim is widely regarded as the most important composer and lyricist of musical theater in the second half of the 20th century. He discusses the art of musical composition, lyric writing, the collaborative process of musical theater, and what he thinks about his own work.
Contents Part I. The interviews -- 1. Passion -- 2. Assassins -- 3. Into the woods -- 4. Sunday in the park with George -- 5. Interlude -- 6. Sweeney Todd -- 7. Pacific overtures -- 8. Finale -- 9. Bounce (pre-Road show) -- 10. Encore -- Part II. Songs I wish I'd written (at least in part) -- Part III. Song listing, discography, and publishing information.
Awards Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award, 2004.
Subject Sondheim, Stephen -- Criticism and interpretation.
Musicals -- United States -- Analysis, appreciation.
Sondheim, Stephen -- Interviews.
Composers -- United States -- Interviews.
Sondheim, Stephen. (OCoLC)fst00039082
Composers. (OCoLC)fst00871620
Musicals -- Analysis, appreciation. (OCoLC)fst01030815
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Interviews. (OCoLC)fst01423832
Addl. Author Sondheim, Stephen.
Alt Title On music
ISBN 0810874369 (hbk.) :
9780810874367 (hbk.) :
0810874377 (ebk.)
9780810874374 (ebk.)

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