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Music in Words: A Guide to Researching and Writing about Music

Music in Words: A Guide to Researching and Writing about Music

by Trevor Herbert
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ISBN-13: 9780195373738
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/16/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,334,263
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Trevor Herbert is Professor of Music at the Open University of the UK. Before entering academic life he played trombone with London's principal orchestras and period instrument groups. He has published widely in academic books, journals, reference works and more popular media. He has broadcast extensively on BBC radio and television.

Table of Contents

A note about academic writing conventions
Part I
1. How to write: some basics for shorter writing tasks
2. Doing research: a basic method for longer projects
3. Using libraries and the Internet
4. Scholarly documentation: citing sources
5. Using illustrations: notated music, pictures, tables, and other visual representations
Part II
6. Language and numbers
7. Some musical terms and phrases
8. Sources and research tools
9. Citations I: The printed word and its electronic equivalents
10. Citations II: Musical sources
11. Citations III: Other sources

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