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The Faber companion to 20th-century popular music

by Phil Hardy

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: 1990.

StatementPhil Hardy and Dave Laing.
ContributionsLaing, Dave, 1947-
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,875p. ;
Number of Pages875
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15067169M
ISBN 100571168485

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"The most significant feature of the emergent popular music industry of the late 18th and early 19th centuries was the extent of its focus on the commodity form of sheet music".

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He co-authored, with Phil Hardy, The Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music (), and co-wrote, with Sarah Davis, The Guerrilla Guide to the Music Business (). Laing was an editor of the Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World.

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