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The Book of World-Famous Music: Classical, Popular and Folk

The Book of World-Famous Music: Classical, Popular and Folk

by James J. Fuld
     
 

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This classic, painstakingly researched compilation of music information, newly revised and enlarged, analyzes nearly 1,000 of the world's most familiar melodies, tracing them back to their original printed sources. Here in one convenient volume are the composers, lyricists, copyright date, first lines of music, lyrics, physical condition of first editions, and

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This classic, painstakingly researched compilation of music information, newly revised and enlarged, analyzes nearly 1,000 of the world's most familiar melodies, tracing them back to their original printed sources. Here in one convenient volume are the composers, lyricists, copyright date, first lines of music, lyrics, physical condition of first editions, and other data on a tremendous range of compositions, including We Shall Overcome, Haydn's Surprise Symphony, The Well-Tempered Clavier, There's No Business Like Show Business, Silent Night, Pictures at an Exhibition, Schubert’s Ave Maria, and many more. 30 black-and-white illustrations.

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First published in 1966 by Crown Publishers, New York. Traces nearly 1,000 of the world's best-known tunes back to their original printed sources. Each entry assembles the composer, origins, lyricists, copyright dates, physical appearance of first editions, first lines of music, lyrics, and other data. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486414751
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/14/2012
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
752
Sales rank:
783,236
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.41(h) x 1.37(d)

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