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  1. The Movie Corner: Music for Cinema and TV
    Hi all, I’d like to learn more about composing in this style of scoring, particularly the golden age era broadway (bye bye birdie, Oklahoma, Music man, etc.) and studio music of the 40s and 50s (Sinatra orchestrations, etc.) Where do I start with literature (books or scores) and who do I...
  2. Opera
    Yes, I believe that Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera” (1986) is the greatest opera of the 20th century. Like Meyerbeer before him, who was the undisputed king of the Paris Opéra and was acknowledged in his time as greatest opera composer of the 19th century, Webber is the king of...
  3. Blog
    In which I discuss Crawford's talents as a singer and interpreter, with focus on his most famous musical role. The Voice The Phantom of the Opera is the name of the character Michael Crawford created in both the London and Broadway productions of Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved musical. The...
  4. Blog
    A Tenor on Broadway: An Evaluation of Jerry Hadley's CD Standing Room Only Jerry Hadley (1952-2007) was a rare kind of opera tenor. Famous at the Metropolitan Opera and other major houses in a repertoire that ranged from Mozart, Massenet, and the lighter Verdi roles to Stravinsky's The...
  5. Opera
    Yes, finally Renee Fleming even though she is retiring is headed into Broadway! :) musicals, that is. Living on Love looks to be rather fabulous.
  6. Voice and Choir
    This is a singing performance of mine. I have been taking classes for about 7 months. I am working on my head voice now. Can you give me some advice. I have trouble singing the high notes. Thanks. Elena House
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