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Oxford Concise Dictionary of Music
Oxford Concise Dictionary of Music

Oxford Concise Dictionary of Music

by Michael Kennedy

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Language

English

Publisher

Oxford University Press

ISBN

019280037x - Year: 1996 - Pages: 815

Binding

Paperback

Michael Kennedy

Author: Michael Kennedy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year: 1996
Language: English
Pages: 815
ISBN/UPC (if available): 019280037x

Description

Derived from the full Oxford Dictionary of Music, this is the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date dictionary of music available in paperback.

Fully revised and updated for this new edition, it is a rich mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles. Highlights of this work are:

* 14,000 entries on musical terms, works, composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras.
* Comprehensive work-lists for major composers
* Generous coverage of living composers and performers
* Important ballets and operas
* Musical instruments and their history
COMMENTS:

Clearly the best around . . The dictionary that everyone should have. - - Literary Review

A pleasure to dip into - - Times Educational Supplement

Indispensable - - Yorkshire Post

Contents

Preface

Abbreviations

Designation of Notes by Letters

Dictionary

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