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    • The American Songbook

    • Music for the Masses
    • By: Ann van der Merwe
    • Narrated by: Anna Crowe
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With their unforgettable melodies, timeless messages, and stylistic indebtedness to both jazz and Broadway, American popular standards have proven to be among the most widely performed and enjoyed songs of the past century. Shaped in many ways by the technological and cultural developments of the early twentieth century, they have also managed to transcend these origins and become an enduring part of the American musical landscape.

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