The Harvard Dictionary of Music Harvard University Press Reference Library

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Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press 43-0674011635 #ad - Combining authoritative scholarship and lucid, lively prose, students, the Fourth Edition of The Harvard Dictionary of Music is the essential guide for musicians, and everyone who appreciates music. The harvard dictionary of Music has long been admired for its wide range as well as its reliability. This classic reference work, the best one-volume music dictionary available, has been brought completely up to date in this new edition.

This is an invaluable book that no music lover can afford to be without. More than 220 drawings and 250 musical examples enhance the text. Throughout this fourth edition, existing articles have been fine-tuned and new entries added so that the dictionary fully reflects current music scholarship and recent developments in musical culture.

The Harvard Dictionary of Music Harvard University Press Reference Library #ad - Encyclopedia-length articles by notable experts alternate with short entries for quick reference, including definitions and identifications of works and instruments. This treasure trove includes entries on all the styles and forms in Western music; comprehensive articles on the music of Africa, and the Near East; descriptions of instruments enriched by historical background; and articles that reflect today’s beat, Asia, jazz, including popular music, Latin America, and rock.

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The Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms Oxford Quick Reference

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Oxford University Press #ad - Some are illustrated with music examples and tables. The oxford dictionary of musical terms provides clear, in English and other European languages, definitions of a comprehensive range of the musical terms, that are likely to be encountered in Western music, succinct, including in jazz and popular musical genres.

An appendix lists all composers mentioned in the Dictionary, with their dates. Over 2, forms, meter, musical periods, artistic movements, performance practice, composition and analysis, among them: rhythm, genres, computer applications, notational systems, pitch, harmony and counterpoint, expression, 500 A-Z entries range across a spectrum of subjects, scales, acoustics, chords, tempo, and many more.

The Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms Oxford Quick Reference #ad - Entries provide etymologies, and are fully cross-referenced. An ideal book for composers, cd-collectors, those learning to play musical instruments, professional musicians, and members of choirs and musical groups, the Dictionary is also be a useful quick reference book for concert-goers, and radio listeners.

Printed music and writing about music involve the use of complex systems of notation and a wealth of technical terms in several languages. Oxford university Press, USA.

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music Oxford Quick Reference

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Oxford University Press #ad - Oxford university Press UK. Existing entries have been expanded where necessary to include more coverage of the reception of major works, and to include key new works and categories, such as multimedia. The dictionary now also includes two useful appendices, one listing French, and Italian musical terms with their English translations, German, and an abbreviations list for letters commonly used in musical scores and musical writing.

Over 250 new entries have been added to this edition to expand coverage of popular music, modern and contemporary composers, ethnomusicology, music analysis, and recording technology. The oxford dictionary of music is the most up-to-date and accessible dictionary of musical terms available and an essential point of reference for music students, professional musicians, teachers, lecturers, and music enthusiasts.

The Oxford Dictionary of Music Oxford Quick Reference #ad - Oxford university Press, USA. Now available in paperback and with over 10, orchestras, 000 entries, including composers, important ballets and operas, librettists, singers, the Oxford Dictionary of Music previously the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music offers broad coverage of a wide range of musical categories spanning many eras, and musical instruments and their history.

Entry-level web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website, expanding the scope of the dictionary.

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The Oxford Companion to Music Oxford Companions

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Oxford University Press #ad - Embracing the world of music in all its variety--including jazz, popular music, and dance--the Companion offers a concentrated focus on the Western classic tradition, from the Middle Ages to the present day. New. Completely revised and updated by a distinguished team of contributors, the Oxford Companion to Music features more than 1, 000 new entries than the previous edition; more than 70 percent of the entire text is either new or entirely rewritten.

Here, in articles that range from clear, concise definitions of musical ideas and terms to extended surveys of musical forms and styles, is authoritative coverage of virtually every musical subject. First published in 1938, the oxford Companion to Music has been the first choice for authoritative information on all aspects of music.

The Oxford Companion to Music Oxford Companions #ad - Oxford university Press UK. Oxford university Press, USA. From the study of music--theory, aesthetics, accessible coverage of music in all its artistic, the Companion provides comprehensive, scholarship--to the way it is performed and disseminated, cultural, historical, and social dimensions. Comprehensive, and designed throughout for clarity and accessibility, the new Oxford Companion to Music, authoritative, up-to-date, like every edition before it, will immediately become an indispensable resource for all who wish to enrich their love and knowledge of music.

Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. Mint Condition. More than 8, instruments and notation, 000 articles sweep across an extraordinary range of subjects: composers, performers, individual works, conductors, forms and genres.

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The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music Harvard University Press Reference Library

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And this is only the beginning. New. Here then is the information you need about 5500 figures in the world of music--the major, from Bach and Beethoven to Irving Berlin, the minor, the nearly forgotten, the famous, Benny Goodman, and Bruce Springsteen--capsule summaries of the lives and careers behind the music enjoyed in every era.

Oxford university Press, USA. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. No quibbles returns. A long-awaited companion to the new harvard dictionary of music, and compiled with the same meticulous scholarship and delight in detail, rock and pop, this biographical dictionary emphasizes classical and art music, but also gives ample attention to jazz and blues, and hymns and showtunes across the ages--with unusual care devoted to coverage of the twentieth century.

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A History of Western Music Tenth Edition

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The definitive history of Western Music The definitive survey, combining current scholarship with a vibrant narrative. Oxford university Press, USA. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. New. Guaranteed packaging.

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Music in the Western World

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Essential Dictionary of Music: The Most Practical and Useful Music Dictionary for Students and Professionals Essential Dictionary Series

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The New Oxford Companion to Music 2 Vols

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Oxford University Press #ad - Mint Condition. Written by a team of 90 expert contributors, classical, baroque, renaissance, 600 articles cover composers, Romantic, and individual works; musical instruments; opera; music of different countries; Medieval, these 6, Jazz, and popular music; definitions of musical terms; rudiments and theory of music; and standard forms and genres.

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The Complete Musician: An Integrated Approach to Theory, Analysis, and Listening

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Oxford University Press #ad - New. Oxford university Press UK. A useful collection of definitions, composers, and theory. Understanding how theory intersects with composition and performance is key to seeing its relevance to students' wider musical lives. This pocket-sized reference book includes a broad range of important information, from basic principles of theory and concise biographies of composers to pronunciations of foreign terms and ranges of instruments and voices.

Composers respond not only to their instincts, and training in every work they write; they also follow certain ideals and models when appropriate, experiences, and modify them to fit their own personal vision. The essential dictionary of Music is an easy-to-use reference covering every major aspect of music.

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Essential Dictionary of Orchestration: The Most Practical and Comprehensive Resource for Composers, Arrangers and Orchestrators Essential Dictionary Series

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