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The Great American Songbook: Inside the Cabaret World

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Explore the cabaret genre and its special characteristics - the intimate conversation and connection between the artist and the audience, selection of songs, the theatrical nature of the performance, and the unique contribution the singer brings to the material.  Listen to examples and discuss the different vocalists as they personally interpret the Great American Songbook.  Recordings and videos of cabaret artists from the current nightclub scene will be played.  A short history of cabaret from Europe to America will also be presented.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Williamsburg Regional Library

Susan James 



Please read:  Reading: Suggested: The Night and the Music: Rosemary Clooney, Barbara Cook, and Julie Wilson Inside the World of Cabaret by Deborah Grace Winer. Cabaret Secrets by Gary Williams.



Registration Closes On
Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/28/2019 - 2/11/2019 Weekly - Mon 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Williamsburg, Williamsburg Regional Library  Map Susan James