Broadway to Main Street : how show tunes enchanted America / Laurence Maslon
- Maslon, Laurence
- New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
- Machine generated contents note: Music and the Private Space of Broadway -- 1.Turn Over for Act Two -- Content and the Context of Broadway -- 2.The Jewish Population of Tennessee -- Sheet Music and the Imprimatur of Broadway -- 3.Face the Music (and Dance) -- The Gramophone and the Voice of Broadway -- 4.The Majestic Theater of the Air -- Radio and the Personality of Broadway -- 5.The Farmer and the Cowman Should Be Friends -- Album Sets and the Narrative of Broadway -- 6.Every Home's a First Night -- The Long-Playing Record and the Commodity of Broadway -- 7.Songs for Swingin' Show Fans -- Hit Singles and the Catalog of Broadway -- 8."And My Fair Lady Is a Terrific Show, They Say" -- The Record Producer and the Blockbuster of Broadway -- 9.Hymn for a Sunday Evening -- Television and the Mythology of Broadway -- 10.A Few of My Favorite Things -- Movie Stars and the Soundtrack of Broadway -- 11.Was There Too Much of a Crowd, All Too Lush and Loud? -- Pop Singles and the Adult Contemporaneity of Broadway -- 12.Losing My Timing This Late in My Career -- The Rock Scene and the Middle of the Road for Broadway -- 13."You Never Seen a Show Like This Before!" -- Compact Discs and the Digitization of Broadway -- 14.History Has Its Eyes on You -- The Internet and the Mixtape of Broadway.
- 'Broadway to Main Street' is a chronicle of how the songs of the American Musical Theater made their way - through sheet music, popular recordings, the radio, original cast albums, television, CDs, and the Internet - from the Theater District to living rooms across the country.
- 9780190620424 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- Previously issued in print: 2018.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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