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The Great American Songbook - The Composers

Music and Lyrics for Over 100 Standards from the Golden Age of American Song

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The Great American Songbook - The Composers (Music and Lyrics for Over 100 Standards from the Golden Age of American Song). Composed by Various. For Piano/Vocal/Guitar. P/V/C. A comprehensive collection of standards from the greatest American composers. Songbook. Vocal melody, lyrics, piano accompaniment, chord names, guitar chord diagrams, photos and composer biographies. 320 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.311365).

ISBN 1423419545. With vocal melody, lyrics, piano accompaniment, chord names, guitar chord diagrams, photos and composer biographies. 9x12 inches.

From Berlin to Gershwin to Carmichael to Cahn, this folio features a comprehensive collection of standards from the greatest American composers, along with photos and bios of these masters of song.Romance, heartbreak, optimism, melancholy, or just a lovely autumn day - it's all been captured by American songwriters. A generation of the country's finest songwriters captured universal feelings and experiences in such an infectious combination of words and music that their songs have never disappeared. Show tunes, pop hits and songs written for films, these treasured classics speak to Americans of every generation.

  • Easy Living  Composed by Leo Robin And Ralph Rainger
  • Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive  Composed by Harold Arlen
  • Ain't Misbehavin'  Composed by Thomas "Fats" Waller And Andy Razaf
  • Time After Time  Composed by Jule Styne
  • All The Things You Are  Composed by Jerome Kern
  • All The Way  Composed by Sammy Cahn
  • Somebody Loves Me  Composed by George Gershwin
  • April In Paris  Composed by Vernon Duke
  • Autumn In New York  Composed by Vernon Duke
  • Change Partners  Composed by Irving Berlin
  • The Best is Yet to Come   Composed by Cy Coleman
  • The Best Things in Life Are Free  Composed by B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, And Ray Henderson
  • Beyond The Blue Horizon  Composed by Richard Whiting
  • Blue Skies  Composed by Irving Berlin
  • Body And Soul  Composed by Johnny Green
  • If I Were a Bell  Composed by Frank Loesser
  • I Could Have Danced All night  Composed by Alan Jay Lerner And Frederick Loewe
  • Button Up Your Overcoat  Composed by B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, And Ray Henderson
  • Buttons And Bows  Composed by Jay Livingston,Ray Evans
  • Witchcraft  Composed by Cy Coleman
  • Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man  Composed by Jerome Kern
  • Cheek To Cheek  Composed by Irving Berlin
  • Come Fly With Me  Composed by Sammy Cahn
  • Come Rain Or Come Shine  Composed by Harold Arlen
  • Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me  Composed by Duke Ellington
  • Don't Blame Me  Composed by Jimmy McHugh
  • Don't Get Around Much Anymore  Composed by Duke Ellington
  • Dream A Little Dream Of Me  Composed by Gus Kahn
  • Everything's Coming Up Roses  Composed by Jule Styne
  • A Fine Romance  Composed by Dorothy Fields
  • For You, For Me, For Evermore  Composed by George Gershwin
  • Georgia on My Mind  Composed by Hoagy Carmichael
  • Here's That Rainy Day  Composed by Johnny Burke And Jimmy Van Heusen
  • Honeysuckle Rose  Composed by Thomas "Fats" Waller And Andy Razaf
  • How Are Things In Glocca Morra  Composed by Lane Burton,Burton Lane
  • I Can Dream, Can't I?  Composed by Sammy Fain
  • I Can't Get Started With You  Composed by Vernon Duke
  • I Can't Give You Anything But Love  Composed by Dorothy Fields
  • I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)  Composed by Fred Ahlert
  • I Found a Million Dollar Baby (In a five and Ten Cent Store)  Composed by Harry Warren
  • I Love My Baby (My Baby Loves Me)  Composed by Harry Warren
  • I'll Be Seeing You  Composed by Sammy Fain
  • I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)  Composed by Fred Ahlert
  • I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter  Composed by Fred Ahlert
  • I'm Old Fashioned  Composed by Jerome Kern
  • I've Got The World On A String  Composed by Ted Koehler
  • I've got you Under My Skin  Composed by Cole Porter
  • If Ever I Would Leave You  Composed by Alan Jay Lerner And Frederick Loewe
  • In The Still Of The Night  Composed by Cole Porter
  • Isn't It Romantic?  Composed by Richard Rodgers,Lorenz Hart
  • It All Depends On You  Composed by B.G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, And Ray Henderson
  • It Could Happen To You  Composed by Johnny Burke And Jimmy Van Heusen
  • It Might As Well Be Spring  Composed by Richard Rodgers And Oscar Hammerstein
  • It's only a Paper Moon  Composed by Harold Arlen
  • June In January  Composed by Leo Robin And Ralph Rainger
  • Just in Time   Composed by Jule Styne
  • Let's Fall In Love  Composed by Ted Koehler
  • Little Girl Blue  Composed by Richard Rodgers,Lorenz Hart
  • Love Letters  Composed by Victor Young
  • Love Me Or Leave Me  Composed by Walter Donaldson
  • Lush Life  Composed by Billy Strayhorn
  • Makin' Whoopee!  Composed by Walter Donaldson
  • Mona Lisa  Composed by Jay Livingston,Ray Evans
  • Mood Indigo  Composed by Duke Ellington
  • Moon River  Composed by Johnny Mercer
  • My Baby Just Cares For Me  Composed by Gus Kahn
  • My Blue Heaven  Composed by Walter Donaldson
  • My Foolish Heart  Composed by Victor Young
  • My Funny Valentine  Composed by Richard Rodgers,Lorenz Hart
  • My Ideal  Composed by Richard Whiting
  • The Nearness Of You  Composed by Ned Washington
  • On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)  Composed by Lane Burton,Burton Lane
  • On A Slow Boat To China  Composed by Frank Loesser
  • On the Street Where you Live  Composed by Alan Jay Lerner And Frederick Loewe
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street  Composed by Jimmy McHugh
  • Out Of Nowhere  Composed by Johnny Green
  • People Will Say We're In Love  Composed by Richard Rodgers And Oscar Hammerstein
  • Polka Dots and Moonbeams  Composed by Johnny Burke And Jimmy Van Heusen
  • Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)  Composed by Jay Livingston,Ray Evans
  • Satin Doll  Composed by Billy Strayhorn
  • Skylark  Composed by Hoagy Carmichael
  • Stardust  Composed by Hoagy Carmichael
  • Stella By Starlight  Composed by Ned Washington
  • Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time)  Composed by Ted Koehler
  • The Surrey With The Fringe On Top  Composed by Richard Rodgers And Oscar Hammerstein
  • Swanee  Composed by George Gershwin
  • Take The 'A' Train  Composed by Billy Strayhorn
  • Tangerine  Composed by Johnny Mercer
  • Teach Me Tonight  Composed by Sammy Cahn
  • Thanks For The Memory  Composed by Leo Robin And Ralph Rainger
  • That Old Black Magic  Composed by Johnny Mercer
  • That Old Feeling  Composed by Sammy Fain
  • There Will Never Be Another You  Composed by Harry Warren
  • Too Late Now  Composed by Lane Burton,Burton Lane
  • Two Sleepy People  Composed by Frank Loesser
  • When I Fall in Love  Composed by Victor Young
  • When You Wish Upon A Star  Composed by Ned Washington
  • Big Spender  Composed by Cy Coleman
  • Yes Sir, That's My Baby  Composed by Gus Kahn
  • You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To  Composed by Cole Porter

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Music and Lyrics for Over 100 Standards from the Golden Age of American Song

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  • 5

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  • February 18, 2013 Old Songs but Goodies

    This book is one that I ordered because of a few songs it contains. It has brought joy to my life since I can still manage the music without too much difficulty.

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  • 5

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  • April 14, 2008 Pleased

    I have enjoyed the wide variety of famous songs in this songbook. I am a woman who has had oner 35 years of music training and experience. I sing in a group that performs for people in retirement homes. I needed to find a song to sing as a solo...

    that would appeal to people of that generation. This book is a Godsend!

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  • 5

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  • November 09, 2007 A wonderful collection of the Golden Oldies!

    This is the best collection of oldies I've seen, for the best price! There are 416 pages of favorite hits written by over 30 composers. There's a short 'bio' on every composer, at the beginning of the book. I play at a Seniors home often and they just...

    love to hear these old songs! An experienced pianist will be able to sight read this music.

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