Musical Drama

  • (noun): Opera in which the musical and dramatic elements are equally important; the music is appropriate to the action.

Some articles on musical, drama, musical drama, dramas, musicals:

Russian Academy Of Theatre Arts - Twentieth Century
... On 24 October 1903 "The Charter of Musical-Drama School of the Moscow Philharmonic Society under the protection of Her Imperial Highness Princess Elisaveta Fedorovna" was approved ... The acclaimed masters of Russian Musical culture as Rodolph Erlikh, Serge Koussevitsky and Erdely taught at the school ... The tradition of drama classes to finish training by performance was also acquired by musical classes where opera performances were staged, and also programs of a student's symphonic orchestra ...
List Of Lost Films - Sound Films - 1930s
... Vivienne Segal, Walter Pidgeon All Technicolor musical drama, only the soundtrack survives on Vitaphone discs ... Adolfi Marion Nixon, Jack Whiting Musical comedy Courage Archie Mayo Marian Nixon, Leon Janney Crazy That Way Hamilton MacFadden Kenneth MacKenna, Joan Bennett The Dude Wrangler Richard Thorpe Lina Basquette ... James Murray, Kathryn Crawford Hit the Deck Luther Reed Jack Oakie, Polly Walker Part Technicolor musical comedy ...
Musical Ensemble - Musical Drama
... Sung dramas such as operas and musicals usually have numbers where several of the principals are singing together, either on their own or with the chorus ...

Famous quotes containing the words drama and/or musical:

    Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody’s piano playing in my living room has to the book I am reading.
    Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971)

    Fifty million Frenchmen can’t be wrong.
    —Anonymous. Popular saying.

    Dating from World War I—when it was used by U.S. soldiers—or before, the saying was associated with nightclub hostess Texas Quinan in the 1920s. It was the title of a song recorded by Sophie Tucker in 1927, and of a Cole Porter musical in 1929.