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A memoir by the composer, producer, and impresario of some of the most recognized musicals in theater history traces his half-century career, sharing insights into his family, his Oxford education, his creative process, and the events that shaped his characters and productions.
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Hood River County Library 921 LLOYD WEBBER 2018 (Text) 33892100525808 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/20/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062424204
  • ISBN: 0062424203
  • Physical Description: viii, 517 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Overture and beginners -- Perseus & co. -- Some enchanted ruin -- Auntie Vi -- A whiter shade of something that didn't taste very nice in the first place -- "Mr Lloyd Webber, do you like cats?" -- Enter Timothy Miles Bindon Rice -- Teenage operas, pop cantatas -- Elvis with mellotron and tambourines -- Any dream won't do -- "Did Judas Iscariot have God on his side?" -- Love changes everything, but... -- JCS meets RSO -- Jesus goes to Broadway -- A bad case of the Edward Woodwards -- Suddenly there's a valet -- Syd -- Driverless juggernauts hurtling down a hill -- Eva and Juan -- The long hot summer and the sound of a Paraguayan harp -- The song that cleared the dance floors -- Imogen and Niccolò -- Variations -- Really useful -- Tell me on a Sunday -- "This artfully produced monument to human indecency" -- Shaddap and take that look off your face -- Mr Mackintosh -- "All the characters must be cats" -- Growltiger's last stand -- Body stockings, leg warmers and meat cleavers -- Song and dance, and sleep -- "The most obnoxious form of 'music' ever invented" -- Miss Sarah Brightman -- "Brrrohahaha!!!" -- Requiem -- Epiphany -- "Big change from book" -- Year of the phantom -- In another part of the West End forest... -- Mr Crawford -- "Let your soul take you where you want to be!" -- Playout music.
Summary, etc.:
A memoir by the composer, producer, and impresario of some of the most recognized musicals in theater history traces his half-century career, sharing insights into his family, his Oxford education, his creative process, and the events that shaped his characters and productions.
Subject: Lloyd Webber, Andrew, 1948-
Musical theater > Biography.
Musicals > Anecdotes.
Composers > England > Biography.
Composers.
England.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Biography.

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