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Title:
The Facts on File dictionary of music
Author:
Ammer, Christine.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Facts on File, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xi, 495 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
The Facts On File Dictionary of Music is an indispensable reference to the vast field of music. More than 3,000 musical terms are included in this authoritative resource, covering all major subjects, from technique and musical styles to instruments and notation and much more. Clear explanations of terminology, illustrations of instruments, pronunciations of foreign terms, and biographical information on composers are enhanced by the inclusion of quick-reference charts presenting information on important operas, ballets, and symphonies. This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of the original standard is an invaluable source for teachers, students, professionals, and music lovers alike.
General Note:
Includes indexes.

Rev. ed. of: The HarperCollins dictionary of music. 3rd ed. c1995.
Language:
English
Contents:
Author's note -- Abbreviations -- Key to pronunciation -- Dictionary of music -- In dex of composers -- Index of instruments.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780816052660

9780816052677
Format :
Book