John Bell is the Chair of the Performing and Fine Arts Department at DeSales University. Steven R. Chicurel is the Chair of the Theatre Department at The University of Central Florida.
A new, fresh and practical approach to this dreaded-by-many
discipline....John Bell and Steven R. Chicurel offer a pragmatic
and gestalt-like presentation of standard music theory in the
context of musical theatre repertoire. -- Robert Edwin * American
Music Teacher, March 2009 *
The authors should be commended for securing the rights to include these useful examples.... A useful starting point for understanding harmonic thought in musical theatre. * Studies In Musical Theatre *