The Harvard dictionary of music

This classic reference work, the best one-volume music dictionary available, has been brought completely up to date in this new edition. Combining authoritative scholarship and lucid, lively prose, the Fourth Edition of The Harvard Dictionary of Music is the essential guide for musicians, students,...

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Main Author: Randel, Don Michael
Corporate Author: Credo Reference (Firm)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2012
Edition:4th ed
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Collection: Credo Reference - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This classic reference work, the best one-volume music dictionary available, has been brought completely up to date in this new edition. Combining authoritative scholarship and lucid, lively prose, the Fourth Edition of The Harvard Dictionary of Music is the essential guide for musicians, students, and everyone who appreciates music. The Harvard Dictionary of Music has long been admired for its wide range as well as its reliability. This treasure trove includes entries on all the styles and forms in Western music; comprehensive articles on the music of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Near East; descriptions of instruments enriched by historical background; and articles that reflect today's beat, including popular music, jazz, and rock
Item Description:Rev. ed. of: New Harvard dictionary of music. 1986. - Mode of access: World Wide Web
Physical Description:1 online resource (6011 entries) 346 images, digital files
ISBN:0674011635
9781849720953