The Oxford Dictionary of Music

The Oxford Dictionary of Music

Book - 1994
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* The most up-to-date single-volume general dictionary of music available in English* Written by an established author and critic on English music of the twentieth century* New edition contains 10,000 revised and updated entries.Described on its first publication as `without question the most comprehensive, detailed, reliable one-volume reference work on music now available in the English language' (Music and Musicians), Michael Kennedy's Oxford Dictionary of Music is now published in a completely revised and expandededition.The Dictionary encompasses musical subjects of all kinds: composers (for the majority of whom Kennedy gives up-to-date and accurate lists of principal works); performers in all fields; orchestras; titles and descriptions of individual works, opera, and ballets; musical forms and terms; instruments;institutions; and writers and scholars.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c1994.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780198691624
Branch Call Number: Ref 780.3 Ken
Characteristics: xv, 985 p. : 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bourne, Joyce


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