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Musical Theatre

Definition
Genre of unconventional musical works that combine elements of music, drama, and sometimes dance in new ways that result in works distinct from traditional forms. Works of music theater are often small in scale and primarily dating to the 20th century or later.
Definition source(s)
  • Library of Congress. “Library of Congress Authorities.” Accessed April 10, 2018. http://authorities.loc.gov/.
  • The J. Paul Getty Trust, and Getty Research Institute. “Art & Architecture Thesaurus Online.” Accessed January 12, 2022. http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/aat/.
English
Term (International)
Musical Theatre
Inverted term (International)
Theatre, Musical
French
Term (International)
Théâtre musical
Term gender (International)
m.
Date created
2021-12-01
Date updated
2022-02-24
Nomenclature URI
https://www.nomenclature.info/nom/15107
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