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A Theatrical Musician at Work (1894–1924)

Neil Gould

in Victor Herbert

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780823228713
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780823241798 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.003.0008
A Theatrical Musician at Work (1894–1924)

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This chapter traces Herbert's impact and contributions to musical theatre. It takes into account music, text, performances, and production values. What follows is an analysis of Herbert's style—those factors that set him apart from his contemporaries and may have influence them—and that distinguish him as an artist whose creations are historically significant and capable of providing beauty and humor for contemporary audiences.

Keywords: dream city; Naughty Marietta; Mlle. Modiste; theatre; musical

Chapter.  5580 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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