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The NPR curious listener's guide to popular standards

Author: Max Morath; National Public Radio (U.S.)
Publisher: New York : Berkley Pub. Group, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to popular music provides a concise history of the musical art form; a listing of every major singer, composer, lyricist, musician, and song representing a century of favorites; and a glossary of musical terminology.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Morath; National Public Radio (U.S.)
ISBN: 0399527443 9780399527449
OCLC Number: 47716354
Notes: "A Grand Central Press book."
"A Perigee book."
Description: xvi, 235 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: What are popular standards? --
The story of popular standards --
Popular standards deconstructed --
The songwriters --
The performers --
The standards --
Popular standards on CD --
The language of popular standards.
Responsibility: Max Morath.
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A guide to popular music provides a concise history of the musical art form; a listing of every major singer, composer, lyricist, musician, and song representing a century of favorites; and a glossary of musical terminology.

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