Richard Rodgers was an icon of the musical theater, a prolific composer whose career spanned six decades and who wrote more than a thousand songs and forty shows for the American stage. In this absorbing book, Geoffrey Block examines Rodgers's entire career, providing rich details about the creation, staging, and critical reception of some of his most popular musicals. Block traces Rodgers's musical education, early work, and the development of his musical and dramatic language. He focuses on two shows by Rodgers and Hart ...

Richard Rodgers 2015, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300217605

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Richard Rodgers 2003, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300097474