Godspell. by Stephen Schwartz, John-Michael Tebelak. Full Length Musical, Drama / 5m, Music Material Rental Packages 3 band parts: bass, guitar, drums. See also the full Godspell page for sheet music, CDs, etc. rehearsals at varying tempos and parts, separate parts for rehearsal in Karaoke style, and more. Stephen Schwartz (who is obviously Jewish) from writing the music to the .. about Lamar, but this role, like all of the roles in GODSPELL, is non-ethnic specific.

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Godspell is not available to license in Canada through MTI. Show Essentials Book by. In the recording, Schwartz takes really fast, which is bxnd, but makes the figure in impossible. Manage rehearsal schedules and changes by sending instant updates to your cast and crew. Full Synopsis Materials and Orchestration.

Viewed from this framework, Schwartz can be seen as one of the trailblazing writers who finally manages to fulfill the storytelling requirements of Musical Theatre using a musical language derived from Rock. He finished his score in 5 weeks, which is astonishingly fast, and when a piece is written that godspsll, we are by necessity hearing the composer at his least guarded or filtered.

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Theatre Maximus has licensed Godspell since He asks that they wait for him as he goes into the Garden of Gethsemane to pray. Technically the three staves are playable by one person, kinda but not on two instruments as indicated.


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Resources No matter where you are on your theatrical journey, our innovative godepell resources will enhance your show experience! That sentiment is more consistent with the message of the text. Today has problems of its own. In an antiphonic chorus, the cast recites the Beatitudes. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

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I have a soft spot for this song. If you must do something from a musical and I don’t know why that would be necessaryit seems obvious you should choose something from one of the more pop-oriented scores, of which there are several: He accomplishes this with careful musical portrayal of characters, and deftly portrays chaos in a way that only a shrewd musical craftsman could manage.

It was directed by Don Scardinowith Steven M. If you see any rule violations, please feel free to press the report button. Because we had a female Jesus and a Sonia with a higher belt, I changed the key for both singers, which required a slightly different modulation.

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It was important for the gravity and intensity of the song for her to be able to access her chest register. Casting Notes Flexible and exbandable casting. The Selfish Giant Perkins. There are a few recordings available that make this number sound as though it belongs in Rocky Horror, which is fun, but distracts from one of the only moments of real gravity in this musical; this is where we begin to sense that the show is taking a darker turn.

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The second ending is a little tricky to coordinate with the band; measure 36 is twice as slow, the sixteenth note rhythm in the guitar culminates in a fermata, and when you get out of that, your riffiest female cast member has one last riff. He tells them the parable of the Widow and the Judgedemonstrating that God is a just jurist who will support those who cry out to him.


There is audience interaction during intermission. On April 17,Corbin Bleu took over the role of Jesus.

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At each place where Schwartz introduced a brand new idea to the original conception of the work, we find him working ambitiously in complicated forms. Will I receive godspepl piano book with my instrumental books?

Defying Gravity – Schwartz biography signed copies 2 Now there’s a board game for theatre geeks. Alper as musical director and Doug Besterman as assistant musical director, and with new musical arrangements by Steven M.

Peggy and Jeffrey sing Light Of The World, but in a pinch you could split that song up among the rest of the cast.

There is an error in measure 96 in the bass part. Estimate the approximate cost of your licensing fees by providing a few hand about your production. It is stylistically totally okay to dress this number up, but those particular riffs function much better in the other key. Schwartz is not shy in speaking about his process and his influences, godpsell there is a deep well to pull from in looking at this curious work.