Songs in the Key of Los Angeles


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Songs in the Key of Los Angeles book by Josh Kun, contributions by Inna Arzumanova, Ken Brecher, Jacqueline Cogdall DjeDje, Victoria Dailey, William Deverall, Jim Heimann, John Koegel, Van Dyke Parks, and Stew

Songs of the Mission Inn by Frank A. Miller, Master of the Inn, Mood Hollywood: A Modern Piano Solo by Lennie Hayton, Where There's Music There's Romance by Las Chiapanecas, Can you imagine the music already?

More than one hundred elaborately designed covers of vintage sheet music from 1859 to 1959 can be found in this remarkable book. The covers were culled from the Southern California Sheet Music Collection of the Los Angeles Public Library and tell the story of L.A. through lullabies, waltzes, West Coast jazz and Mexican folk song. 

Essays by musicians Van Dyke Parks and Stew, plus critics and historians bring these incredible songs to life.

- Hardback
- 224 pages, 12 x 10 inches
- More than 250 images, full color throughout
- 2013

SKU: 26776

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