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Song Reels Organized By Genre
English Operetta (1870s-1920s)
Gilbert & Sullivan, Franz Lehar, Sigmund Romberg, Victor Herbert, and more.
Jazz Age Standard (1920s-40s)
Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Rodgers & Hart, Kurt Weill, Noel Coward, Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern.
Golden Age Standard (1940s-60s)
Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lerner & Loewe, Leonard Bernstein, Frank Loesser, Jule Styne, Bock & Harnick, Adler & Ross, Burton Lane, Meredith Wilson, Harold Rome, Jerry Ross, Cole Porter (later shows), Irving Berlin (later shows).
Post-Golden Age Standard (1960s-70s)
Kander & Ebb, Cy Coleman, Jerry Herman, Harvey Schmidt, David Shire, Charles Strouse.
Sondheim Song (1960s - Present)
Stephen Sondheim (certain songs by Adam Guettel, Michael John LaChiusa, Jeanine Tesori, or Scott Frankel.
Musical Theatre Pop Song (1960s - Present)
Older Style: Stephen Schwartz, Marvin Hamlisch, Henry Krieger, Alan Menken, Andersson & Ulvaeus, Andrew Lloyd Webber (some shows), Ahrens & Flaherty, William Finn, Frank Wildhorn.
Newer Style: Jason Robert Brown (some shows), Lin-Manuel Miranda, Marc Shaiman, Robert Lopez, Jeanine Tesori (some shows), David Yazbek, Pasek & Paul, Kerrigan & Lowdermilk, Sklar & Beguelin, Adam Gwon, Joe Iconis.
Musical Theatre Rock Song (1960s - Present)
Older Style: Gal MacDermot, Elton John, Richard O’Brien, David Bryan.
Newer Style: Jonathan Larson, Michael Friedman, Tom Kitt, Laurence O’Keefe, Paul Scott Goodman, Stephen Trask, Duncan Sheik, Joe Iconis, Ryan Scott Oliver.
Pop-Opera Song (1980s - Present)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (some shows), Boublil & Schönberg, Maury Yeston, Frank Wildhorn (some shows), Lucy Simon, Jill Santoriello.
Jukebox/Radio Song (1950s - Present)
This section includes songs from many places; such as... jukebox musicals, radio, films, television shows, etc. Along with songs from multiple decades and commercial music styles (pop, rock, country, hip hip, r&b, etc.).
Walt Disney Song (1930s - Present)
Alan Menken, Sherman Brothers, Elton John, Robert & Kristen-Anderson Lopez, Phil Collins, David Nessim Lawrence, Randy Newman
These are composers that I am not sure how else to place: Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner, Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham
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