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The Rehearsal

The Rehearsal WilliAm brooKS Wars occur in theaters. entertainer elsie Janis experienced the First World War performing on the front for American soldiers; for her, this was The Big Show. All shows need rehearsals, tryouts, and backers, and the Great War had all three. to europe, the Great War was a happening, a somewhat unexpected, site-specific performance that mixed radical innovation with hidebound tradition. but to the united Stat, the Great War was a spectacle; the curtain rose at a fixed time and at a distance, and the country was in the audience for the first twenty months. When it finally made an entrance, at the start of the last act, it had had plenty of time to prepare; it had learned its lin, built its props, rehearsed its routin.1 in the united Stat rehearsals for the Great War took place in the border region between texas and mexico. the backers were those who backed The Big Show: J. P. morgan and other businsmen anxious to protect trade and generate profits. the stars were Woodrow Wilson, William brooks taught at the university of California and the university of illinois before becoming profsor of music at the university of York, england. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Music University of Illinois Press

The Rehearsal

American Music , Volume 34 (4) – Apr 15, 2016

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Abstract

WilliAm brooKS Wars occur in theaters. entertainer elsie Janis experienced the First World War performing on the front for American soldiers; for her, this was The Big Show. All shows need rehearsals, tryouts, and backers, and the Great War had all three. to europe, the Great War was a happening, a somewhat unexpected, site-specific performance that mixed radical innovation with hidebound tradition. but to the united Stat, the Great War was a spectacle; the curtain rose at a fixed time and at a distance, and the country was in the audience for the first twenty months. When it finally made an entrance, at the start of the last act, it had had plenty of time to prepare; it had learned its lin, built its props, rehearsed its routin.1 in the united Stat rehearsals for the Great War took place in the border region between texas and mexico. the backers were those who backed The Big Show: J. P. morgan and other businsmen anxious to protect trade and generate profits. the stars were Woodrow Wilson, William brooks taught at the university of California and the university of illinois before becoming profsor of music at the university of York, england.

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American MusicUniversity of Illinois Press

Published: Apr 15, 2016

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