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Title:
The encyclopedia of classical music
Author:
Ainsley, Robert.
Publication Information:
London : Carlton Books, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
272 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
First published: Carlton Books Ltd., 1995.

"This is a Carlton Book."--T.p. verso.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781858686288
Format :
Book

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Central Library ML160 .E53 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

A reference documenting the world of classical music explores the history and evolution of music from ancient times to the present day, major movements and composers, and the various musicial forms and styles, instruments, and ensembles.


Table of Contents

Jeremy J BeadleSimon TreziseSophie FullerSimon TreziseRobert Dearling and Bryan Crimp and Ates OrgaStephen JohnsonRobert DearlingPatrick O'ConnorMichael TannerRoderick Swanston
Prefacep. 6
Movements in Musicp. 8
Composersp. 42
By Countryp. 43
Women and the Creative Giftp. 68
A-Zp. 70
Jorms and Stylesp. 80
Ensemblesp. 152
Instrumentsp. 172
The Voicep. 196
Words and Musicp. 206
Choralp. 206
Art Songsp. 216
Operap. 226
Operettap. 244
Building Blocksp. 248
Indexp. 264
Acknowledgementsp. 272

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