W. C. Handy's Blues, An Anthology: Complete Words And Music Of 70 Great Songs And Instrumentals

Books | Voice, Piano Accompaniment

Catalogue No: 0486486192
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
This authoritative, newly revised collection comprises 70 melodies arranged for piano and voice by blues great W. C. Handy. Includes "The Hesitating Blues," "Joe Turner Blues," "Deep River Blues," "Basin Street Blues," and dozens of other classics. Detailed notes on each song offer fascinating background details.

Extensive text by music critic Abbe Niles surveys the development of the blues, a 1990 Introduction describes the book's publication history, and a new Introduction by a leading expert on W. C. Handy profiles the life and work of the Father of the Blues. Eight striking illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias complement the collection.

Dover Original.
ISBN: 9780486486192
Published on: 17 July 2012
No of pages: 304
Language: English
Publisher: Dover Publications
 
     
       
         

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          christopher

          Honiton GB learning piano at 74
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          Many tunes include the singers score which is good for a novice piano player and pleased my piano teacher.
          Authentic tune with less difficult notation
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          Confirmed purchase: 02 December 2014
          Published on: 08 January 2015