Cambridge, MA, American Repertory Theater (ART), 24 May 2003 Waiting for the Barbarians (op, 2, Hampton, after the novel by J. M. Coetzee), 2005 Erfurt, Germany, Erfurt Theater, 10 Sept 2005 Appomattox (op, C. Hampton), 2007 San Francisco, War Memorial Opera House, 5 Oct 2007 Kepler (op, M. Winkel), 2009 Linz, Austria, Landestheater Linz, 20 Sept 2009 Dance Dance Nos. 1–5 (multimedia perf., choreog. Childs), 1979 Amsterdam, 19 Oct 1979 Mad Rush (dance piece, choreog
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Thomas S. Hischak
to libretto and lyric writing that influenced all the major theatre songwriters of the postwar American theatre, and his works, particularly Show Boat and those with Rodgers, remain in the popular musical theatre repertory. Works ( selective list ) composers in parentheses; dates those of the first New York performance unless otherwise stated Stage Wildflower (V. Youmans, H. Stothart), Casino, 7 Feb 1923 Rose-Marie (R. Friml), Imperial, 2 Sept 1924 [incl. Indian Love Call, Rose-Marie; films, 1936, 1954] Sunny (J. Kern), New Amsterdam, 22 Sept 1925 [incl.
Alec Hyatt King
1813 Polly, or The Sequel to Beggar’s Opera, 1813 The Illusion, 1811 Harlequin Harper, 1813 Remorse, 1814 The Unknown Guest, 1815 The Conquest of Taranto, 1817 The Bride of Abydos, 1818 Abudah, 1819 The Lady and the Devil, 1820 Miscellaneous Various songs and duets; one set of country dances; a ballet, 1810 6 sonatas, A, E♭, F, C, E, G, 2vn, b (London, n.d.) Bibliography BDA DNB ( L.M. Middleton ) LS SartoriL M. Kelly : Reminiscences (London, 1826, 2/1826/ R with introduction by A.H. King); ed. R. Fiske (London, 1975) S.M. Ellis : The Life of Michael Kelly, Musician
Sandra Jean Graham
caricatures of crap-shooting, razor-wielding African Americans. Of the few piano solos he published, Johnson was proudest of African Drum Dance no.1 ( 1928 , later scored for orchestra). He created piano and vocal arrangements for more than 150 spirituals, which were published in The Book of American Negro Spirituals ( 1925 ) and The Second Book of American Negro Spirituals ( 1926 ), compiled with his brother, and subsequently in Shout Songs ( 1936 ), Rolling Along in Song: a Chronological Survey of American Negro Music ( 1937 ), Sixteen New Negro Spirituals