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Lished songs from each show songs that were cut or discarded before seeing the light of day He discusses his relationship with his mentor Oscar Hammerstein II and his collaborations with extraordinary talents such as Leonard Bernstein Arthur Laurents Ethel Merman Richard Rodgers Angela Lansbury Harold Prince and a panoply of others The anecdotes filled with history pointed observations and intimate details transport us back to a time when theater was a major pillar of American culture Best of all Sondheim appraises his work and dissects his lyrics as well as those of others offering unparalleled insights into songwriting that will be studied by fans and aspiring songwriters. There is nobody like Sondheim Much as I love Cole Porter and the Rogers and Hart and Rogers and Hammerstein musicals it's Sondheim who sings to meThis collection of lyrics to his musicals from West Side Story in 1957 to Merrily We Roll Along in 1981 is enlightening Sondheim introduces each show includes the lyrics to songs that were cut and explains the dynamics between him and the producer director writer of the book choreographer and composer if he was writing only the lyrics as in West Side Story Apparently Jerome Robbins was the strongest character working on that show and even Leonard Bernstein would sneak out to a bar and line up shots of whisky when Robbins went on a rampageSondheim is apparently known for writing beautiful songs for failed musicals such as Merrily We Roll Along which lasted only 16 performances and Anyone Can Whistle which lasted 9 despite its starring Angela Landsbury and Lee Remick But of course others were enormous hits like Gypsy A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Company My favorite Sondheim show A Little Night Music was made into a deplorably weak movie which is unfortunate as most people don't get a chance to see the show on the stageThe title Finishing the Hat is taken from Sunday in the Park With George which Sondheim discusses in the second of his books of annotated lyrics Look I Made a Hat which covers 1981 2011 Great Things to Do Outside: 365 Awesome Outdoor Activities that were cut or discarded before seeing Blackpeak Vines the light of day He discusses his relationship with his mentor Oscar Hammerstein II and his collaborations with extraordinary Being Magdalene talents such as Leonard Bernstein Arthur Laurents Ethel Merman Richard Rodgers Angela Lansbury Harold Prince and a panoply of others The anecdotes filled with history pointed observations and intimate details It's a Bit Rugged, Mate transport us back Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics to a Critical Terms for Literary Study time when Surrounded by Spirit theater was a major pillar of American culture Best of all Sondheim appraises his work and dissects his lyrics as well as Hard Country: A Golden Bay Life those of others offering unparalleled insights into songwriting Circle Of Shadows that will be studied by fans and aspiring songwriters. There is nobody like Sondheim Much as I love Cole Porter and The Secret Life of the Garden the Rogers and Hart and Rogers and Hammerstein musicals it's Sondheim who sings Flight Club to meThis collection of lyrics Plains of Giah to his musicals from West Side Story in 1957 In the Hands of Strangers to Merrily We Roll Along in 1981 is enlightening Sondheim introduces each show includes Like Wind, Like Wave the lyrics Land And The Ruling Class In Hong Kong to songs Horse Show that were cut and explains Ask a Midwife the dynamics between him and 100 People Who Made History the producer director writer of Orchid Moon the book choreographer and composer if he was writing only The House of Rajani the lyrics as in West Side Story Apparently Jerome Robbins was The Water's Edge the strongest character working on The Road Home that show and even Leonard Bernstein would sneak out The Road Home to a bar and line up shots of whisky when Robbins went on a rampageSondheim is apparently known for writing beautiful songs for failed musicals such as Merrily We Roll Along which lasted only 16 performances and Anyone Can Whistle which lasted 9 despite its starring Angela Landsbury and Lee Remick But of course others were enormous hits like Gypsy A Funny Thing Happened on The New High Protein Healthy Fast Food Diet the Way Everyday Sports Injuries to The Baby Doctor the Forum and Company My favorite Sondheim show A Little Night Music was made into a deplorably weak movie which is unfortunate as most people don't get a chance Zafarnama to see Ghalib: The Man, The Times the show on All You Who Sleep Tonight: Poems the stageThe Bombay Stories title Finishing कुछ अटके, कुछ भटके the Hat is Pickpocket taken from Sunday in Testemunha Mortal the Park With George which Sondheim discusses in Conspiracy in Death the second of his books of annotated lyrics Look I Made a Hat which covers 1981 2011

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For years to come Accompanying Sondheim’s sparkling writing are behind the scenes photographs from each production along with handwritten music and lyrics from the songwriter’s personal collection Penetrating and surprising poignant funny and sometimes provocative Finishing the Hat is not only an informative look at the art and craft of lyric writing it is a history of the theater that belongs on the same literary shelf as Moss Hart’s Act One and Arthur Miller’s Timebends It is also a book that will leave you humming the final bars of Merrily We Roll Along while eagerly anticipating the next volume which begins with the opening lines of Sunday in the Park with George. I'm fascinated by people who love their work and take it seriously so even if I wasn't a musicals fan I probably would've enjoyed this book The subtitle describes it pretty well this is a collection of Sondheim's lyrics from the first half of his career along with his commentary about the process of writing the lyrics and creating the shows He also gives uncensored opinions on other lyricists' work which are saved from seeming brutal by their obvious sincerity and by the fact that he is just as hard on himself Only very occasionally does he veer into seeming a bit spiteful and then mostly about criticsThis offers fascinating insight into the process of writing lyrics and the theatre world; I read every bit of commentary even that about shows I'm not familiar with and I can't wait for the second volume Look I Made a Hat Collected Lyrics 1981 2011 With Attendant Comments Amplifications Dogmas Harangues Wafflings Diversions and Anecdotes The Pythagorean Theorem: The Story of Its Power and Beauty to come Accompanying Sondheim’s sparkling writing are behind One Ball of Yarn the scenes photographs from each production along with handwritten music and lyrics from Planetside the songwriter’s personal collection Penetrating and surprising poignant funny and sometimes provocative Finishing SANDITON and A MEMOIR OF JANE AUSTEN (Cambridge World Classics) Complete Unfinished Novel Sanditon by Jane Austen and Biography by James Edward Austen (Leigh) (Annotated) (Complete Works of Jane Austen) NOOKbook the Hat is not only an informative look at The House Of Gabriel the art and craft of lyric writing it is a history of Great Things to Do Outside: 365 Awesome Outdoor Activities the Blackpeak Vines theater Being Magdalene that belongs on It's a Bit Rugged, Mate the same literary shelf as Moss Hart’s Act One and Arthur Miller’s Timebends It is also a book Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics that will leave you humming Critical Terms for Literary Study the final bars of Merrily We Roll Along while eagerly anticipating Surrounded by Spirit the next volume which begins with Hard Country: A Golden Bay Life the opening lines of Sunday in Circle Of Shadows the Park with George. I'm fascinated by people who love The Secret Life of the Garden their work and Flight Club take it seriously so even if I wasn't a musicals fan I probably would've enjoyed Plains of Giah this book The subtitle describes it pretty well In the Hands of Strangers this is a collection of Sondheim's lyrics from Like Wind, Like Wave the first half of his career along with his commentary about Land And The Ruling Class In Hong Kong the process of writing Horse Show the lyrics and creating Ask a Midwife the shows He also gives uncensored opinions on other lyricists' work which are saved from seeming brutal by 100 People Who Made History their obvious sincerity and by Orchid Moon the fact The House of Rajani that he is just as hard on himself Only very occasionally does he veer into seeming a bit spiteful and The Water's Edge then mostly about criticsThis offers fascinating insight into The Road Home the process of writing lyrics and The Road Home the The New High Protein Healthy Fast Food Diet theatre world; I read every bit of commentary even Everyday Sports Injuries that about shows I'm not familiar with and I can't wait for The Baby Doctor the second volume Look I Made a Hat Collected Lyrics 1981 2011 With Attendant Comments Amplifications Dogmas Harangues Wafflings Diversions and Anecdotes

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Stephen Sondheim has won seven Tonys an Academy Award seven Grammys a Pulitzer Prize and the Kennedy Center Honors His career has spanned than half a century his lyrics have become synonymous with musical theater and popular culture and in Finishing the Hat titled after perhaps his most autobiographical song from Sunday in the Park with George Sondheim has not only collected his lyrics for the first time he is giving readers a rare personal look into his life as well as his remarkable productionsAlong with the lyrics for all of his musicals from 1954 to 1981 including West Side Story Company Follies A Little Night Music and Sweeney Todd Sondheim treats us to never before pub. Stephen Sondheim wrote all of FINISHING THE HAT covering roughly the first half of his musical career 1954 81 He reprints the lyrics and offers side remarks as to what was going on at the times these shows were composed This period embraces WEST SIDE STORY for which he wrote the lyrics; also A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM words and music both; ditto that daring pair COMPANY and FOLLIES ca 1970 Also in this volume are A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC PACIFIC OVERTURES and others To style this generous coffee table ish book in part Grudges Whines and Anecdotes may have been a little too self deprecating but in so doing Sondheim did grant himself leave to digress which he does upon occasion Never mind even the digressions are worthwhile After reading FINISHING THE HAT you realize you needn't have bothered with about two thirds of the writing by critics and journalists in other books and media who are not Stephen Sondheim Followed by LOOK I MADE A HAT I do realize that the earlier book in seuence is called FINISHING THE HAT while the latter one is called LOOK I MADE A HAT 1981 2011 and that they'd make better sense if the titles had been switched but since this is Stephen Sondheim I'm of no mind to uibble Note If buying new the canny consumer can usually get a discount if the two vols are purchased simultaneouslyPhoto Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein 1955 Plains of Giah the Kennedy Center Honors His career has spanned In the Hands of Strangers than half a century his lyrics have become synonymous with musical Like Wind, Like Wave theater and popular culture and in Finishing Land And The Ruling Class In Hong Kong the Hat Horse Show titled after perhaps his most autobiographical song from Sunday in Ask a Midwife the Park with George Sondheim has not only collected his lyrics for 100 People Who Made History the first Orchid Moon time he is giving readers a rare personal look into his life as well as his remarkable productionsAlong with The House of Rajani the lyrics for all of his musicals from 1954 The Water's Edge to 1981 including West Side Story Company Follies A Little Night Music and Sweeney Todd Sondheim The Road Home treats us The Road Home to never before pub. Stephen Sondheim wrote all of FINISHING THE HAT covering roughly The New High Protein Healthy Fast Food Diet the first half of his musical career 1954 81 He reprints Everyday Sports Injuries the lyrics and offers side remarks as The Baby Doctor to what was going on at Zafarnama the Ghalib: The Man, The Times times All You Who Sleep Tonight: Poems these shows were composed This period embraces WEST SIDE STORY for which he wrote Bombay Stories the lyrics; also A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM words and music both; ditto कुछ अटके, कुछ भटके that daring pair COMPANY and FOLLIES ca 1970 Also in Pickpocket this volume are A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC PACIFIC OVERTURES and others To style Testemunha Mortal this generous coffee Conspiracy in Death table ish book in part Grudges Whines and Anecdotes may have been a little The Immortal Throne too self deprecating but in so doing Sondheim did grant himself leave Just Because I Made Love to You Doesn't Mean I Love You to digress which he does upon occasion Never mind even Arion and the Dolphin the digressions are worthwhile After reading FINISHING THE HAT you realize you needn't have bothered with about Arion & The Dolphin: A Libretto two Vanishing Acts: New and Selected Poems, 1985-2005 thirds of For the Love of India: The Life and Times of Jamsetji Tata the writing by critics and journalists in other books and media who are not Stephen Sondheim Followed by LOOK I MADE A HAT I do realize Goa: A Daughter's Story that The Tea Gardens the earlier book in seuence is called FINISHING THE HAT while City Improbable: Writings on Delhi the latter one is called LOOK I MADE A HAT 1981 2011 and Unbound: Indian Women @ Work that Beyond The Last Blue Mountain: A Life Of J. R. D. Tata they'd make better sense if India Through the Lens: Photography 1840-1911 the Vishwamitra titles had been switched but since On Wings of Butterflies this is Stephen Sondheim I'm of no mind ফেলুদা সমগ্র ২ to uibble Note If buying new Style Your Perfect Wedding the canny consumer can usually get a discount if Half a Rupee Stories the Playing Hardball two vols are purchased simultaneouslyPhoto Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein 1955