Musicians and Composers of the 20th Century

Musicians and Composers of the 20th Century

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Scope and coverage: Each individual is musically classified in one or more categories, including Arrangers (Burt Bacharach, Marvin Hamlisch), Bandleaders (Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller), Hip-Hop Musicians (LL Cool J, Tupac Shakur), Jazz Musicians (Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie), Rock Musicians (Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix), and World Musicians (Bobby McFerrin, Tito Puente). Organization and format: Every essay contains ready-reference top matter, followed by a brief paragraph explaining the individual's significance. 'The Life' is a biographical account of the musician. 'The Music' provides analytical commentary on the musician's work, and 'Musical Legacy' describes the musician's influence on styles and genres. Special features: Volume 5 contains a General Bibliography, a list of Electronic Resources, a Glossary, Chronological list of musicians by birth year, and four indexes. At a glance: This title contains 5 Volumes; 1,800 Pages; 608 Essays (614 musicians); Pronunciation Guides; 'See Also' Cross-References; General Bibliography; Glossary; Chronological List of Musicians; Electronic Resources; Category Index; Geographical Index; Personages Index; Personages and Groups Index; and Works Index.show more

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  • Hardback | 1800 pages
  • 236.22 x 284.48 x 175.26mm | 5,873.99g
  • Salem Press Inc
  • Hackensack NJ, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1587655128
  • 9781587655128