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Alfred Music Publishing Expands its Broadway Presents! Vocal Series with Audition Musical Theatre Anthology: Young Male and Young Female Editions

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Friday, August 19, 2011
Alfred Music Publishing, the world leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, expands its Broadway Presents! series with Audition Music Theatre Anthology: Young Female and Young Male Editions, a collection of 100 widely popular musical theatre audition repertoire.

Designed especially for audition situations, Broadway Presents! Audition Music Theatre Anthology is a compilation of 100 excerpts of musical theatre songs, carefully crafted and adapted to help singers display their best in 16-32 bar audition cuts. The excerpts are referenced from their original scores and represent a great variety of shows that span decades of theatre history and a multitude of styles. Helpful and user-friendly reference guides are also included, such as: Song Set Up, a brief song-by-song commentary; Song Indexes, which categorize all songs by vocal styles; Historical Category, charting all songs by historical genre; and Timeline chronicling songs by year composed. The companion 2-CD set contains accompaniment tracks to every song excerpt found in the book.

Broadway Presents! Audition Music Theatre Anthology: Young Male Edition contains songs from various musicals including “21 Guns” (American Idiot: The Musical), “All I Care About is Love” (Chicago), “Alone in the Universe” (Seussical the Musical), “Brush up Your Shakespeare” (Kiss Me, Kate), “Easy to Love” (Anything Goes), “Fit as a Fiddle” (Singin’ in the Rain) “Grow for Me” (Little Shop of Horrors), “On the Street Where You Live” (My Fair Lady), “Perfect for You” (Next to Normal), “The Wheels of a Dream” (Ragtime), and many more.

Broadway Presents! Audition Music Theatre Anthology: Young Female Editioncontains songs from various musicals including “And All That Jazz” (Chicago), “I Had Myself a True Love” (St. Louis Woman), “Good Morning Starshine” (Hair), “Out Here on My Own” (Fame), “The Trolley Song” (Meet Me in St. Louis), “Shy” (Once Upon a Mattress), “Over the Rainbow” (The Wizard of Oz), “Mamma Mia” (Mamma Mia!), “My Funny Valentine” (Babes in Arms), “Doll on a Music Box” (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), and many more.

Audition Music Theatre Anthology: Young Female and Young Male Editions are now available at music retail stores and at alfred.com/voice.