The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

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Derived from the full "Oxford Dictionary of Music", this is an authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of music. Fully revised and updated for this new edition, it is a mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles. It contains over 10,000 entries on musical terms, works, composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras; comprehensive work-lists for major composers; generous coverage of living composers and performers; details of important ballets and operas; and information on musical instruments and their history.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 826 pages
  • 124.46 x 195.58 x 50.8mm | 566.99g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • music examples throughout
  • 019280037X
  • 9780192800374

About Percy A. Scholes

About the Author: Michael Kennedy is director of the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, music critic at the Sunday Telegraph, and the author books, including works on Elgar, Vaughan, Britten, and Mahler.show more

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clearly the best around ... the dictionary that everyone should have Literary Review a pleasure to dip into TESshow more

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