The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music / Edition 5

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music / Edition 5

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by Michael Kennedy, Joyce Bourne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199203830

ISBN-13: 9780199203833

Pub. Date: 05/14/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Derived from the classic Oxford Dictionary of Music, this is the most authoritative dictionary of music available in paperback. It is a rich mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles. Fully revised and updated, the 5th edition of this established reference work contains over 200 new entries, including information on approximately…  See more details below

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Derived from the classic Oxford Dictionary of Music, this is the most authoritative dictionary of music available in paperback. It is a rich mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles. Fully revised and updated, the 5th edition of this established reference work contains over 200 new entries, including information on approximately 150 new performers. Written by Michael Kennedy, a renowned authority on classical music, the dictionary includes over 14,000 entries on terms from "allegro" to "zingaro," and on works from "Aida "to "Tosca," as well as instruments and their history, composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras. It also boasts comprehensive works lists for major composers. It remains the essential reference for music students and teachers, and fascinating reading for all other music enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199203833
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/14/2007
Series:
Oxford Paperback Reference Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 10.88(h) x 2.01(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Major composers and musicians are mentioned, but not others such as Veracini. It is a good basic music dictionary, but not comprehensive.