By Kathryn Lowerre

From 1695 to 1705, rival London theater businesses established at Drury Lane and Lincoln's lodge Fields every one fixed greater than 100 new productions whereas reviving inventory performs by way of authors corresponding to Shakespeare and Dryden. All integrated tune. Kathryn Lowerre charts the interactions of the 2 businesses from a musical standpoint, emphasizing each one company's new productions and their respective musical resources, together with performers, composers, and musical fabrics. Lowerre additionally presents wealthy research of the connection of song to genres together with comedy, dramatick opera, and musical tragedy, and explores the migration of song from theater to theater, performer to performer, and from degree to road and again back. As Lowerre persuasively demonstrates, in this interval, all theater used to be musical theater.

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From 1695 to 1705, rival London theater businesses established at Drury Lane and Lincoln's resort Fields each one fixed greater than 100 new productions whereas reviving inventory performs by means of authors reminiscent of Shakespeare and Dryden. All incorporated song. Kathryn Lowerre charts the interactions of the 2 businesses from a musical standpoint, emphasizing each one company's new productions and their respective musical resources, together with performers, composers, and musical fabrics.

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