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The Resource Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter

Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter

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Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America
Title
Hamilton
Title remainder
the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America
Statement of responsibility
by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Offers a behind-the-scenes view of Hamilton the musical, detailing the many dramatic episodes in Alexander Hamilton's life
  • Book, Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda; inspired by the book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1980-
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Miranda, Lin-Manuel
Dewey number
782.140268
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML50.M6733
LC item number
H36 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McCarter, Jeremy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Musicals
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Miranda, Lin-Manuel
  • Musicals
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Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes libretto and photographs from the musical, as well as an account of the creation of the musical, from the composition of the first song of the show in 2009 to the opening night in 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • "My Shot"
  • Chapter III
  • Giving the history of Ron Chernow, along with remarks on who may play a founding father
  • "The Story of Tonight"
  • Chapter IV
  • In which the character of New York City is considered in its musical and scenic aspects, by reference to David Korins and a curious episode of historical vertigo
  • "The Schutler Sisters"
  • Chapter V
  • Stakes is high; or, what happened at Lincoln Center and what came after, including lunch with Jeffrey Seller
  • "Farmer Refuted"
  • Introduction (or plan work of)
  • Chapter VI
  • On the orchestrating techniques of Alex Lacamoire, with lively appearances by Van Halen, Elmo, and an actual Beatle
  • "You'll Be Back"
  • Chapter VII
  • On the character of George Washington and the character of Chris Jackson
  • "Right Hand Man"
  • Chapter VIII
  • Concerning the lady and the tramp, in olden days and our own, with reference to "Helpless" and many songs that feature Ja Rule
  • "A Winter's Ball"
  • "Helpless"
  • ACT I:
  • Chapter IX
  • On the perfect union of actor and role, with allusion to Renée Elise Goldsberry
  • "Satisified"
  • "The Stort of Tonight" [reprise]
  • Chapter X
  • The same subject continued, with allusion to Leslie Odom, Jr., plus remarks on the virtues and merits of union
  • "Wait for it"
  • Chapter XI
  • Wherein mobb deep is sampled, and the immortal Biggie Smalls is revived
  • "Stay Alive"
  • Chapter I
  • "Ten Duel Commandments"
  • Chapter XII
  • Of Oskar Eustis, his politics, his eventful career, his thoughts on verse drama, and his stewardship of The Public Theater, with a word about The Pharcyde
  • "Meet Me Inside"
  • Chapter XIII
  • On Phillipa Soo and the trouble with goodness
  • "That Would Be Enough"
  • Chapter XIV
  • On Paul Tazewell and the fashion of revolution
  • "Guns and Ships"
  • On the origins of revolution, both national & musical, with reference to opening numbers & White House raps
  • "History Has its Eyes on You"
  • "Torktown"
  • Chapter XV
  • By which it will appear that good history makes good drama, and in which Sebastian Miranda makes his debut
  • "What Comes Next?"
  • "Dear Theodosia"
  • "Tomorrow There'll Be More of Us"
  • Chapater XVI
  • On "Non-Stop," both the song and the way of life, as manifest by Andy Blankenbuehler and The Public Theater's props department
  • "Non-Stop"
  • "Alexander Hamilton"
  • Chapter II
  • In which Tommy Kail is introduced, and his adventures with Lin surveyed
  • "Aaron Burr,Sir."
  • Did they or didn't they? Or, some discourse on affairs
  • "Take a Break"
  • Chapter XX
  • In which advantages are derived from listening to the Broadway old masters and Jasmine Cephas Jones
  • "Say No to This"
  • Chapter XXI
  • On being in "The Room Where It Happens" with the cast of A Chorus Line, plus a brief account of Nevin Steinberg bringing boom-bap to Broadway with speakers the size of refrigerators
  • "The Room Where It Happens"
  • "Schutler Defeated"
  • "Cabinet Battle #2"
  • ACT II:
  • Chapter XXII
  • A picture of the recording studio, featuring learned comments by Questlove and a thrown shoe
  • "Washington on your side"
  • Chapter XXIII
  • On the origin and persistence of our national shame
  • "One Last Time"
  • Chapter XXVI
  • Of Jonathan Groff, his royal character, his notable career, his dressing room décor &C.
  • "I Know Him"
  • Chapter XXV
  • Chapter XVII
  • On killing your darlings, with reference to "The Adams Administration," the seductions of Ben Franklin, and songs on the cutting-room floor
  • "The Adams Administration" [Full lyrics]
  • Chapter XXVI
  • In which the hero blows up his spot, with the assistance of Howell Binkley's lights and other forms of ingenious stagecraft
  • "We Know"
  • "Hurricane"
  • "The Retnolds Pamphlet"
  • "Burn"
  • Chapter XXVII
  • Giving an account of a hurricane, with a notable appearance by President Obama, and the remarkable rise of Anthony Ramos
  • In New York you can be a new man, or, the story of Oak and Daveed
  • "Blow Us All Away"
  • "Stay Alive" [reprise]
  • Chpater XXVIII
  • A grieving chapter: on losses beyond words
  • "It's Quiet Uptown"
  • Chapter XXIX
  • Containing a dialogue on ambition, and some topical comments, from David Brooks and Christopher Hayes
  • "The Electon of 1800"
  • Chapter XXX
  • Further thoughts on ambition, as it pertains to the playwright and the enigmatic Burr
  • "What'd I MIss!"
  • "Your Obdenient Servants"
  • "Best of Wives and Best of Women"
  • Chapter XXXI
  • How the duel was fought, and rewritten, and fought again, as the clock ran out
  • "The World Was Wide Enough"
  • Chapter XXXII
  • What is a legacy? Or, a sketch of opening night, and what came after, and what might come next
  • "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story"
  • Epilogue
  • Credits and Acknowledgements
  • Chapter XVIII
  • An account of rapping for the children, who will one day rap for themselves
  • "Cabinet Battle #1"
  • Chapter XIX
Control code
ocn920451537
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9781455539741
Lccn
2015957946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)920451537
Label
Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes libretto and photographs from the musical, as well as an account of the creation of the musical, from the composition of the first song of the show in 2009 to the opening night in 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • "My Shot"
  • Chapter III
  • Giving the history of Ron Chernow, along with remarks on who may play a founding father
  • "The Story of Tonight"
  • Chapter IV
  • In which the character of New York City is considered in its musical and scenic aspects, by reference to David Korins and a curious episode of historical vertigo
  • "The Schutler Sisters"
  • Chapter V
  • Stakes is high; or, what happened at Lincoln Center and what came after, including lunch with Jeffrey Seller
  • "Farmer Refuted"
  • Introduction (or plan work of)
  • Chapter VI
  • On the orchestrating techniques of Alex Lacamoire, with lively appearances by Van Halen, Elmo, and an actual Beatle
  • "You'll Be Back"
  • Chapter VII
  • On the character of George Washington and the character of Chris Jackson
  • "Right Hand Man"
  • Chapter VIII
  • Concerning the lady and the tramp, in olden days and our own, with reference to "Helpless" and many songs that feature Ja Rule
  • "A Winter's Ball"
  • "Helpless"
  • ACT I:
  • Chapter IX
  • On the perfect union of actor and role, with allusion to Renée Elise Goldsberry
  • "Satisified"
  • "The Stort of Tonight" [reprise]
  • Chapter X
  • The same subject continued, with allusion to Leslie Odom, Jr., plus remarks on the virtues and merits of union
  • "Wait for it"
  • Chapter XI
  • Wherein mobb deep is sampled, and the immortal Biggie Smalls is revived
  • "Stay Alive"
  • Chapter I
  • "Ten Duel Commandments"
  • Chapter XII
  • Of Oskar Eustis, his politics, his eventful career, his thoughts on verse drama, and his stewardship of The Public Theater, with a word about The Pharcyde
  • "Meet Me Inside"
  • Chapter XIII
  • On Phillipa Soo and the trouble with goodness
  • "That Would Be Enough"
  • Chapter XIV
  • On Paul Tazewell and the fashion of revolution
  • "Guns and Ships"
  • On the origins of revolution, both national & musical, with reference to opening numbers & White House raps
  • "History Has its Eyes on You"
  • "Torktown"
  • Chapter XV
  • By which it will appear that good history makes good drama, and in which Sebastian Miranda makes his debut
  • "What Comes Next?"
  • "Dear Theodosia"
  • "Tomorrow There'll Be More of Us"
  • Chapater XVI
  • On "Non-Stop," both the song and the way of life, as manifest by Andy Blankenbuehler and The Public Theater's props department
  • "Non-Stop"
  • "Alexander Hamilton"
  • Chapter II
  • In which Tommy Kail is introduced, and his adventures with Lin surveyed
  • "Aaron Burr,Sir."
  • Did they or didn't they? Or, some discourse on affairs
  • "Take a Break"
  • Chapter XX
  • In which advantages are derived from listening to the Broadway old masters and Jasmine Cephas Jones
  • "Say No to This"
  • Chapter XXI
  • On being in "The Room Where It Happens" with the cast of A Chorus Line, plus a brief account of Nevin Steinberg bringing boom-bap to Broadway with speakers the size of refrigerators
  • "The Room Where It Happens"
  • "Schutler Defeated"
  • "Cabinet Battle #2"
  • ACT II:
  • Chapter XXII
  • A picture of the recording studio, featuring learned comments by Questlove and a thrown shoe
  • "Washington on your side"
  • Chapter XXIII
  • On the origin and persistence of our national shame
  • "One Last Time"
  • Chapter XXVI
  • Of Jonathan Groff, his royal character, his notable career, his dressing room décor &C.
  • "I Know Him"
  • Chapter XXV
  • Chapter XVII
  • On killing your darlings, with reference to "The Adams Administration," the seductions of Ben Franklin, and songs on the cutting-room floor
  • "The Adams Administration" [Full lyrics]
  • Chapter XXVI
  • In which the hero blows up his spot, with the assistance of Howell Binkley's lights and other forms of ingenious stagecraft
  • "We Know"
  • "Hurricane"
  • "The Retnolds Pamphlet"
  • "Burn"
  • Chapter XXVII
  • Giving an account of a hurricane, with a notable appearance by President Obama, and the remarkable rise of Anthony Ramos
  • In New York you can be a new man, or, the story of Oak and Daveed
  • "Blow Us All Away"
  • "Stay Alive" [reprise]
  • Chpater XXVIII
  • A grieving chapter: on losses beyond words
  • "It's Quiet Uptown"
  • Chapter XXIX
  • Containing a dialogue on ambition, and some topical comments, from David Brooks and Christopher Hayes
  • "The Electon of 1800"
  • Chapter XXX
  • Further thoughts on ambition, as it pertains to the playwright and the enigmatic Burr
  • "What'd I MIss!"
  • "Your Obdenient Servants"
  • "Best of Wives and Best of Women"
  • Chapter XXXI
  • How the duel was fought, and rewritten, and fought again, as the clock ran out
  • "The World Was Wide Enough"
  • Chapter XXXII
  • What is a legacy? Or, a sketch of opening night, and what came after, and what might come next
  • "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story"
  • Epilogue
  • Credits and Acknowledgements
  • Chapter XVIII
  • An account of rapping for the children, who will one day rap for themselves
  • "Cabinet Battle #1"
  • Chapter XIX
Control code
ocn920451537
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9781455539741
Lccn
2015957946
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)920451537

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