Chambers Dictionary of Music

Chambers Dictionary of Music

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Chambers Dictionary of Music is a compact book with a clear layout and straightforward definitions that make it an ideal resource for music students and general readers alike. Packed with essential information, it is also a handy reference for those with a more detailed knowledge of music. The material has been selected and edited by members of the U.K.'s Open University, where it will be used as a coursebook.
Highlights include
- More than 7,500 entries
- Illustrative examples and excerpts from musical works
- History and usage of musical instruments
- Biographical information on composers, conductors, musicologists, and music theorists
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Product details

  • Paperback | 800 pages
  • 138 x 212 x 40mm | 938.95g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Line illustrations
  • 0550103228
  • 9780550103222
  • 642,642

About Chambers

Chambers is one of the world's most respected dictionary publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Its extensive list of innovative language and reference titles includes the renowned Brewer's list of endlessly browsable dictionaries of phrase and fable, and covers English-language dictionaries and thesauruses for every level of user from school to crossword fan, from English learner to student of slang. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.
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