The Queer Encyclopedia of Music, Dance, and Musical Theater

The Queer Encyclopedia of Music Dance and Musical Theater Aficionados of music dance opera and musical theater will relish this new volume by the scholars of GLBTQ featuring over articles showcasing composers singers musicians dancers and choreogr

  • Title: The Queer Encyclopedia of Music, Dance, and Musical Theater
  • Author: Claude J. Summers
  • ISBN: 9781573441988
  • Page: 188
  • Format: Paperback
  • Aficionados of music, dance, opera, and musical theater will relish this new volume by the scholars of GLBTQ featuring over 200 articles showcasing composers, singers, musicians, dancers, and choreographers across eras and styles.Read about Hildegard of Bingen, whose Symphonia expressed both spiritual and physical desire for the Virgin Mary, and George Frideric Handel, whoAficionados of music, dance, opera, and musical theater will relish this new volume by the scholars of GLBTQ featuring over 200 articles showcasing composers, singers, musicians, dancers, and choreographers across eras and styles.Read about Hildegard of Bingen, whose Symphonia expressed both spiritual and physical desire for the Virgin Mary, and George Frideric Handel, who not only created roles for castrati but was behind the Venetian opera s preoccupation with gender ambiguity Discover Alban Berg s Lulu, opera s first openly lesbian character And don t forget Kiss Me Kate, the hit 1948 Broadway musical written by Cole Porter, married, though openly gay produced by a gay man directed by John C Wilson, No l Coward s ex lover and featuring Harold Lang, who had affairs with Leonard Bernstein and Gore Vidal.No single volume has ever achieved the breadth of this scholarly, yet eminently readable compendium, which includes overviews of genres, such as opera, ballet, cabaret, modern dance, rock, disco, and hip hop discussions of topics like glam rock, music videos, and AIDS activism and fascinating biographical entries on hundreds of figures such as Peter Tchaikovsky, Maurice Ravel, Sergei Diaghilev, Bessie Smith, Aaron Copland, Stephen Sondheim, Alvin Ailey, Rufus Wainwright, and Ani DiFranco.

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    1. Well, I technically haven't finished this book, but the Sir Francis Bacon quote at the top: "Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but cursorily; and some few to be read wholly and with diligence and attention" led me to believe that I could read the section on musical theater for my curriculum unit project on marginalized musical theater artists and then move on, butis is [...]

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