Standard (music)

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This article refers to a music term. For other uses see Standard (disambiguation).

In music, a standard is a tune or song of established popularity.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Shorter Oxford English Dictionary (6th ed.), Oxford University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-19-920687-2 

Further reading[edit]

Printed music
Books on the subject
  • Morath, Max. The N.P.R. [i.e. National Public Radio] Curious Listener's Guide to Popular Standards, series Grand Central Press Book[s] and also Perigee Book[s]. First ed. New York: Berkley Publishing Group, cop. 2002. xvi, 235 p. ISBN 0-399-52744-3