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American Songbook Series #6: Burt Bacharach

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 7 p.m. Burt Bacharach is one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th century. In the ’60s and ’70s he was a dominant figure in pop music, racking up a remarkable 52 Top 40 hits. Although his sound became synonymous with that period, stylistically Bacharach’s songs featured unconventional and shifting time signatures plus atypical chords. Combining elements of jazz, pop, Brazilian music and rock, Bacharach created a unique new sound. Hal David was Bacharach’s primary collaborator. His unsentimental, bittersweet lyrics were often in striking contrast to

Venue Details

  • Varner Recital Hall

    2200 N. Squirrel Rd., Oakland University Greater Rochester Area

    (248) 370-2030; (248) 370-2041 (FAX)


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