All Music Guide (PC, CD-ROM) Selectware Technologies - 1993 USA, Canada Release

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All Music Guide
Packaging cover All Music Guide.
Product ID 65573-28001
Product UPC 765573280012
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1993
Publisher(s) Selectware Technologies
Category(s) Music, Music Reference
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

The guide for everyone who has walked into a music store and felt overwhelmed by "what to choose?"

At last, an answer to the "so much music, so little time" dilemma. The All Music Guide CD-ROM directs you to the best recordings of the best works of the best artists- in 26 music categories, including classical, rock, pop and soul, Cajun, Celtic, 20th-century avant-garde, gospel, rap, marches, music videos, and much more!

The numbers.

  • 200,000+ separate albums.
  • 30,000 artists and groups.
  • 190,000 sidemen and instruments.
  • 70,000 in-print classical albums.
  • 120,000 separate classical compositions.
  • 7,000 music books and magazines.
  • 600 essays, instrument maps, articles, resources, mail order numbers, etc.
  • 800 musical term glossary.

Plus
Ratings and reviews by 150 of the country's best music reviewers, and reviews from more than 60 music magazines.

Search by:

  • Artist or group.
  • Album title.
  • Sidemen and instrument.
  • Song title.
  • Music categories (jazz, blues, folk, reggae, etc.)
  • Music styles (hard-bop, salsa, rockabilly, etc.)
  • Record company.
  • CDs, LPs, Cassettes.
  • Ratings and reviews.

Search classical:

  • Composer.
  • Composition.
  • Conductor.
  • Orchestra.

User features:
Special features allow users to mark records they own or want to buy.

The All Music Guide has obtained rights from many of the best music journals to use their expert music reviews. Following is a short list:

American Record Guide
Audio
Bass Player
Blues Access
Blues Review Quarterly
Canadian Composer
Cadence
Coda
Continuo Magazine
Country Song Roundup
Creem
Dirty Linen
Discoveries
Down Beat
Dreams Word
Fanfare
Folk Roots
Goldmine
Gramophone
Guitar Player
Jazziz Magazine
Jazz Times
Keyboard
Ladyslipper
Living Blues
Mississippi Rag
Modern Drummer
Music Review
Opera Quarterly
Option
Rejoice!
Relix
Request
Rock & Roll Disc
Tower Pulse
Soundtrack!
Stereo Review
The Beat
The Wire

Plus many more!

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.0
Required CPU 386-25
Required RAM 1MB
Req. Hard Drive 4MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes

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Retail Box cover All Music Guide. Retail Box back All Music Guide.

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