By Bernard L. Peterson Jr.
This accomplished reference e-book presents succinct details on nearly 13 hundred musical degree works written and made out of the 1870s to the Nineties related to contributions via black librettists, lyricists, composers, musicians, manufacturers, or performers or containing thematic fabrics correct to the black adventure. prepared alphabetically, they contain tent and outdoors indicates, vaudeville, operas and operettas, comedies, farces, spectacles, revues, cabaret and nightclub exhibits, kid's musicals, skits, one-act musicals, one-person indicates, or even a musical with no songs. as well as the loads of indicates independently created, produced, and played by way of black writers and theatrical artists, it provides 1000's extra representing a collaboration of black and white abilities. An appendix organizes the exhibits chronologically and highlights those who have been most vital within the historical past of the black American musical degree. an intensive bibliography and indexes of names, songs, and topics entire the work.
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A Century of Musicals in Black and White: An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans: An Encyclopedia of Musical ... By, About or Involving African Americans by Bernard L. Peterson Jr.