Do you love musicals? Do you know someone who does? If so, you won't want to miss all the fun trivia games and insightful information about movie musicals from the 1930s to today in The Reel Musical Fan's Trivia Book. With a variety of over sixty musical-related trivia games, you can prove how much you know about movie musical songs, characters, places, performers, and titles with quizzes like: "A Show By Another Name" "By the Numbers" "Who Said It?' "Complete the Lyric" "Back When They Were" and many more. Play alone or against friends and family. Tally up points as you go through each of the quizzes to build the highest score. Discover new musical titles. Revisit old favorites and find out if you're a "Musical Virtuoso" or just a "Stage Door Johnnie." The Reel Musical Fan's Trivia Book is great fun for musical fans of every age. Play anytime, at home or on a trip. Enthusiasm for movie musicals and good times are all that's required!
Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. Updates in this expanded and revised second edition include: * A brand new companion website for students and teachers, including Powerpoint lecture slides, sample syllabi, and checklists for projects and exercises. * Learning outcomes for each chapter to guide teachers and students through the book's core ideas and lessons * New style overviews for pop and jukebox musicals * Extensive updated professional insights from field testing with students, young professionals, and industry showcases * Full-colour production images, bringing each chapter to life Acting in Musical Theatre's chapters divide into easy-to-reference units, each containing group and solo exercises, making it the definitive textbook for students and practitioners alike.
Why is music significant in life and education? What shall we teach? How? To whom? Where and when? The praxial philosophy espoused in Music Matters: A Philosophy of Music Education offers an integrated sociocultural, artistic, participatory, and ethics-based concept of the natures and values of musics, education, musicing and listening, community music, musical understanding, musical emotions, creativity, and more. Embodied-enactive concepts of action, perception, and personhood weave through the book's proposals. Practical principles for curriculum and instruction emerge from the authors' praxial themes.