MUSIC 2TT3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Urinetown, Field Trip, Scenic Design

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Showtime: a history of the broadway musical theater. Listening component in tests play 30 seconds of excerpts twice and we have to answer the questions (identifying questions like title, show, who wrote the lyrics, etc. ) Script components to tests as well, know who"s speaking, which show, setting, etc: she will post dialogues on avenue. A musical is a broadly defined genre that refers to a type of performance made up of talking, singing and dancing. In other words, the theatre that speaks, sings and dances. A genre is a category sanctioned by convention. The term musical came along in the 1960s. Musical usually has 2 acts (most important) Before each act begins, there"s an instrumental section only (overture & entr"acte: orchestra only, positioned in pit at front of stage, gets people back in the mood, sets the scene. Act ii (45-60 minutes: point of resolution is reached.

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