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Writing music for hit songs

Jai Josefs

Writing music for hit songs

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Published by Writer"s Digest Books in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular music -- Writing and publishing.,
  • Popular music -- Instruction and study.,
  • Music theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJai Josefs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT67 .J79 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2187385M
    ISBN 100898793521
    LC Control Number89005507
    OCLC/WorldCa19323917


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