'When Singing Was Acting: Song and Character in Variety Theater'Staff and students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland can read a new article by Gillian M. Rodger, entitled 'When Singing Was Acting: Song and Character in Variety Theater' - it's in the latest edition of Musical Quarterly (Spring-Summer 2015).
Our registered staff and students can read it online using the Conservatoire's subscription to Musical Quarterly. Access it via our library website, using our institutional login.
The whole journal is about Tin Pan Alley; it's well-worth a look:-
- “Making Songs Pay”: Tin Pan Alley’s Formula for Success / Daniel Goldmark
- Hogan’s Tin Pan Alley: R. F. Outcault and Popular Sheet Music / Keir Keightley
- When Singing Was Acting: Song and Character in Variety Theater / Gillian M. Rodger
- Richard Rodgers: Collaborator / Charlotte Greenspan
- My Father’s Musical Time Capsule: On Tin Pan Alley Songs (1920–50), Sheet Music, and the American Dream That Got Away / Rose Rosengard Subotnik
- Arlen’s Tapeworms: The Tunes That Got Away / Walter Frisch