Rodgers & Hammerstein, the illustrated songbook.

by Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.

Format: Music Score 1998
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Summary
Compiling the classic Broadway hits of America's most beloved songwriting team, this beautifully illustrated full-color gift edition brings alive the timeless songs of Oklahoma , Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, Flower Drum Song, The Sound of Music and more. Over the course of their collaboration, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II created 11 musicals of tremendous variety and depth. Didier Deutsch (Grammy-nominated record producer, Broadway drama critic, and author of Soundtrack, a review of 2,000 movie and Broadway albums on CD) presents an introduction to each show, including a plot synopsis, fascinating facts about the original productions, and commentary on the evolution of each work and its impact on American musical theatre. Featuring songs from all 11 shows, this unparalleled collection provides piano/vocal/guitar arrangements for 30 all-time favorites, such as Shall We Dance?, Some Enchanted Evening, Surrey with the Fringe on Top and My Favorite Things. Original performance photography from the archives of The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization and full-color photos of the most up-to-date revivals take us from this legendary team's first foray on the Broadway scene through award-winning productions of today. Features a thoughtful foreword by Andrew Lloyd Webber and an introduction by the president of The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, Theodore Chapin. 192 pages, 9 inch. x 12 inch., full-color throughout.
Contents
Oklahoma!. Oh what a beautiful mornin' ; People will say we're in love ; The surrey with the fringe on top ; Oklahoma
Carousel. If I loved you ; You'll never walk alone ; When the children are asleep ; June is bustin' out all over
State fair. It's a grand night for singing ; It might as well be spring
Allegro. The gentleman is a dope
South Pacific. Some enchanted evening ; Bali Ha'i ; A wonderful guy ; Younger than springtime
The King and I. Hello, young lovers ; Something wonderful ; Getting to know you ; Shall we dance?
Me and Juliet. No other love
Pipe dream. All at once you love her
Cinderella. In my own little corner ; Do I love you because you're beautiful? ; There's music in you
Flower drum song. A hundred million miracles ; Love, look away ; You are beautiful
The sound of music. My favorite things ; The sound of music ; Climb ev'ry mountain ; Edelweiss.

Additional Information
Subjects Musicals -- Excerpts -- Vocal scores with piano.
Publisher New York, NY : Milwaukee, WI :Universe ;1998
H. Leonard,
Other Titles Musicals.
Rodgers and Hammerstein, the illustrated songbook
Illustrated songbook
Contributors Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960.
Language English
Notes For voice and piano, with chord symbols and guitar chord diagrams.
Music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
Description 1 vocal score (192 pages) : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
ISBN 0793595975
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