Cross Index Title Guide To Classical Music

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No index can claim to be complete, but this one covers the major works of 220 composers from the Middle Ages to the present, listing each composition under its variant names, and giving the composer's last name. Some 6,000 entries are included in this compact volume. A list of the principal sources consulted will help users locate printed editions, recordings of a work, and bibliographical and biographical information about the composers. Music Educators Journal

This comprehensive reference guide will serve as a much-needed companion volume to music dictionaries, to the literature of music history, and to composer monographs. Concentrating on major composers from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, it contains over 6,000 entries, listing each composition under its variant names, and giving the composer's last name. A section listing the principal sources consulted will aid the user in locating printed editions, recordings of a work, and biographical and bibliographical information about the composers. Compiled with both the professional and the amateur in mind, this guide will be found useful to an ever-increasing number of music devotees.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780313255311
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/19/1987
  • Series: Music Reference Collection Series , #12
  • Pages: 218
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

STEVEN G. PALLAY is Records Librarian at Edward Johnson Music Library, University of Toronto, Canada.

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Table of Contents


Title-Composer Index

List of Composers

Key to Catalogue Numbers

Principal Sources

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