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Woodstra, Chris

Overview
Works: 40 works in 113 publications in 1 language and 4,357 library holdings
Genres: Discographies  Reviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliographies  Biographies  Bio-bibliography  Dictionaries  Catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Other, Redactor, Author
Classifications: ML156.9, 016.780266
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Woodstra
All music guide to country : the definitive guide to country music( Book )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive fan resource provides reviews and includes tips on how to obtain key recordings as well as biographies, essays, and a history of country music's evolution from American southern folk music to its many modern derivatives
All music guide to the blues : the definitive guide to the blues( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews and rates the best recordings of 8,900 blues artists in all styles
All music guide to rock : the definitive guide to rock, pop, and soul( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy to use and fun to explore, this 1,400-page tome is the most complete guide ever published on the artists and recordings that really rock. Compiled by dozens of music critics, it reviews and rates more than 14,000 great albums by over 2,200 artists and groups in more than 400 styles - both mainstream and alternative - including bootlegs, import-only releases, important out-of-print recordings, and lesser-known cult artists. A brief profile details each performer's career, while insightful reviews of top recordings help define the musician's artistic development and impact on rock. Expanded biographies spotlight major figures, along with complete album discographies. Also features educational essays and "music maps" that chart the evolution of rock's diverse subgenres at a glance
All music guide to classical music : the definitive guide to classical music( Book )

13 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether you're exploring the haunting melodies of Gregorian chant, the mighty symphonies of Beethoven, or the dizzying soundscapes of today's brightest young composers, the All Music Guide to Classical Music has the information you need - about the music, and the musicians who bring it to life. Whether you're an aficionado or just hoping to feel comfortable in the classical section of your CD store, you'll find the All Music Guide to Classical Music an essential resource with: 1,500 biographies of composers and performers; 4,000 descriptions of composers' works; 12,000 recordings recommended by AMG editors; 360 opera and ballet synopses; and concise essays on major classical periods and genres, plus introductory essays for beginners."--Jacket
All music guide to jazz : the definitive guide to jazz music by Vladimir Bogdanov( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers more than eighteen thousand recordings and more than 1,700 musicians from across the jazz spectrum and includes a history of the different types of jazz, the evolution of jazz instruments, and essays on styles
All music guide : the definitive guide to popular music by Vladimir Bogdanov( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranged in sixteen musical categories, provides entries for twenty thousand releases from four thousand artists, and includes a history of each musical genre
All music guide : the best CDs, albums & tapes : the experts' guide to the best releases from thousands of artists in all types of music( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All music guide to rock : the best CDs, albums & tapes : rock, pop, soul, R & B and rap( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic rock by Chris Woodstra( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and Bruce Springsteen to the Beetles, the Who, and the Rolling Stones, this is the ultimate guide to rock & roll's most enduring artists. It's all here - 1000 expert reviews of the most famous rock albums and the forgotten jewels from the classic rock vaults. Some timeless works featured include the Beatles' pivotal and infinitely influential Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Led Zeppelin's throbbing epic Physical Graffiti, Heart's magic Dreamboat Annie, and the Jimi Hendrix Experience's psychedelic, electrifying debut, Are You Experienced?" "This book is an experience in itself, with iconic album art, inspiring reviews, and quick-reference artist, song, and album lists, making it an indispensable tool for building a no-risk album collection."--Jacket
Old school rap and hip-hop( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains brief reviews of over five hundred old school rap and hip-hop albums, as well as albums from the 1960s and 70s that provided inspiration for the development of rap; arranged alphabetically, some with cover art
Contemporary country by Chris Woodstra( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All music guide to rock( )

in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All music guide to rock, pop and soul( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All music guide to classical music : the definitive guide to classical music( )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All music guide to electronica : the experts guide to the best electronica recordings( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All music guide to jazz : the best CDs, albums & tapes( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles of the lives and works of 1,150 key jazz artists, reviewing and rating each one's best CDs, albums, and tapes
All music guide to rock : the experts' guide to the best recordings in rock, pop, soul, R & B, and rap( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From doo wop to hip-hop, this is the most complete guide to the best CDs, albums and tapes in all genres of this music, both mainstream and alternative. This second edition is updated and expanded throughout, including thousands of reviews new to this edition"--Back cover. Also includes biographies, reviews, historical essays, and rock resources
Classic rock( )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All music guide to soul : the definitive guide to R & B and soul by Vladimir Bogdanov( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Informative biographies, essays, reviews, and discographies trace soul's growth from its roots in blues and gospel and its flowering in Memphis and Motown to its many branches today
All music guide : the experts' guide to the best recordings( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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All music guide to country : the definitive guide to country music
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All music guide to the blues : the definitive guide to the bluesAll music guide to rock : the definitive guide to rock, pop, and soulAll music guide to classical music : the definitive guide to classical musicAll music guide to jazz : the definitive guide to jazz musicAll music guide : the definitive guide to popular musicAll music guide to rock : the best CDs, albums & tapes : rock, pop, soul, R & B and rapClassic rockOld school rap and hip-hop
Languages
English (91)