Rodgers and Hammerstein"s South Pacific
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Published by Williamson Music in New York .
Written in English

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  • Musicals -- Librettos.

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Edition Notes

Statementmusic by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan ; adapted from James A. Michener"s Tales of the South Pacific.
GenreLibrettos.
ContributionsHammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960, Logan, Joshua
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16573116M

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's American classic, South Pacific, weaves together tales of romance, duty and valor to bring you a hilarious, heartbreaking, and thought-provoking Broadway musical. Nellie, a spunky nurse from Arkansas, falls in love with Emile, a French plantation owner.   referencing RCA Victor Presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific (An Original Soundtrack Recording), LP, Album, SL An amazing soundtrack - this is the original pressing dating back to Unfortunately, there is way too much groove damage for the listening to be truly enjoyable, although some tracks play better than others/5(). Based on James Michener's Pulitzer Prize winning book Tales of the South Pacific, the musical is set on a tropical island during WW II and tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples - U.S.   The female star of South Pacific was Mary Martin, who later starred in Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound Of Music." Why don't we hear Mary Martin singing the title song from "The Sound Of Music.".

Synopsis Set against the dramatic background of an idyllic South Pacific island during WWII, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific intertwines the themes of romance, duty, and prejudice to create a story that is all at once hilarious, heartbreaking, and thought-provoking. Set against the dramatic background of an idyllic South Pacific island during WWII, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific intertwines the themes of romance, duty, and prejudice to create a story that is all at once hilarious, heartbreaking, and thought-provoking. “South Pacific” is one of the greatest Broadway musicals ever written. It is also one of the most important and influential works of American theater. In its brilliant artistry, the masterpiece of Rodgers and Hammerstein turned a spotlight on the hypocritical, hateful nature of racism. And that is just what Oscar Hammerstein II intended. Book by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II and JOSHUA LOGAN Adapted from the Pulitzer Price winning novel “Tales of the South Pacific” by James A. Michener Escape to the South Pacific during World War II, as love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who’s being courted for a dangerous military mission.

In Oscar Hammerstein, II Prize, ), Carousel (), and South Pacific (; Pulitzer Prize in ), combining bright tunes with relatively sophisticated stories—a blend then unfamiliar to the stage but later widely adopted.   How Rodgers And Hammerstein Revolutionized Broadway Todd Purdum's new book is about the creative partnership and strained personal relationship behind such hit shows as Carousel, South Pacific and.   Book Description 'Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow, Bloom and grow forever' Often dismissed as kitsch sentimentalism, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music has proven an enduringly popular and surprisingly influential cultural icon, both within the field of musical theatre and the wider world. The Broadway production won five Tony Awards, the London production became the . South Pacific is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and 10 Tony Awards ®, including Best Musical. Set in an island paradise during World War II, two parallel love stories are threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war. Nellie, a spunky nurse from .