Musical film

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  • The Phantom Of The Opera

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    Phantom of the Opera has been around for longer than I can recall, being the musical to talk about among my family as something grand. When I was the age of only fourteen I received the honor of performing the musical for the first time, although I had to learn a great deal about the script for that performance, the history behind The Phantom of the Opera is not clear to me. So I started my research their tied to the original piece. Phantom of the gave a timeline that had the background

  • Lion King Paper FInal

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    Nick Moyer  Music 324  November 16th, 2013    Lion King Musical Outline    What musical theatre does best is to be abstract, not literal reality. Julie Taymor director  of The Lion King, did exactly this when she directed the musical The Lion King. The Lion King  Broadway show in 1997 won six Tony awards, eight Drama Desk awards and the Theatrical  World Award. Everything in this show including lighting, choreography, orchestration, scenery,  costume design, and performance all came together to make an unforgettable masterpiece

  • Film Review : Legally Blonde

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    and move to Los Angeles in hopes of being a screenwriter. It was there that she received a Disney Fellowship and became one of the screenwriters for the 2003 remake of Freaky Friday. The success of the film led Hache to begin her next project, adapting the hit film Legally Blonde into a Broadway musical. The project took over four years to complete, but when it was tested at a San Francisco theater in 2007, it received nothing but positive reviews. Hache took the beloved characters and gave them all

  • The Music That Transformed A Hidden Classic Into Modern Culture

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    that a work is transformed (Hutcheon 9). Her valuable points about the rationale of adaptation work is the underlying argument in the continuation of making original works more valuable and in The Phantom of the Opera, music does just that. When the musical was adapted from the novel, it heavily maintained the idea that music was the central theme within the novel’s allusions and metaphors. Music is an emotionally charged realm and can evoke the most powerful of emotions if done well. The original text

  • Musical Analysis Of Singin In The Rain

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    singin’ in the rain has stood the test of time to be the best musical of all time (IMDb). It contains notable songs that we still use today like Good Morning. The reason why I picked the film for my scene analysis is because it was the first musical I actually enjoyed. I also picked it because it was the latest film I watched and it is still fresh in my mind. The only part that I did not like or did not get was the broadway musical part. It seemed like it was a time filler and nothing else. The

  • Music as a Stress Reliever

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    someone else for a change. Together these two create Musical Theater, possibly one of the best two combinations known to man. Musical Theater is a worldwide form of entertainment that has been around since ancient times and exhibits emotion through a series of acts which include singing, dancing and scripted acting. Different areas of the world follow unique storylines which are relevant to their past and current events. The beginning of Musical Theater dates back to ancient times and originates mainly

  • Sunday Candy Analysis

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    "Sunday Candy," a short film written by Chancellor Johnathan Bennett also known as Chance The Rapper is not only a dedication to his late grandmother, but is also a showcase of his artistic abilities beyond rhyming over an arrangement of instruments, sounds, and tempos. Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment deliver an easily relatable song and appear in this amusing short film directed by Austin Vesely, Ian Eastwood and Chance The Rapper. With an engaging video setup, the use of unconventional

  • The Life Of Stephen Schwartz

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    The life of Stephen Schwartz Stephen Schwartz is a famous American composer, producer, and creator of music and film. Stephen Schwartz has been appointed as having one of the most significant careers in American musical theater for over four decades (Laird, 2014). With a degree in drama, Schwartz was first hired as a producer in his early years. Schwartz was interested in musical Theater since the early 1970’s when he was famous for three popular shows on Broadway; Godspell, Pippin, and The Magic

  • Music And Classical Music

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    show how well-known media used classical compositions successfully. Although the pieces were, at one point, not familiar to their audience, after constant exposure they became a part of their musical knowledge. The recognizability of each song allowed connections and associations to be made so that even if the film was not being shown, the listener could link it to what movie it was from. The ability for teenagers to recognize classical hits is illustrated in a study done by Kimberly VanWeelden (2012)

  • Lena Horne

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    years, from the 1930s to the 1990s. In conjunction with her club work, she also maintained a recording career that stretched from 1936 to 2000 and brought her three Grammys, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1989; she appeared in 16 feature films and several shorts between 1938 and 1978; she performed occasionally on Broadway, including in her own Tony-winning one-woman show, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music in 1981-1982; and she sang and acted on radio and television. Adding to the challenge