The New Oxford Companion to Music

The New Oxford Companion to Music

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Baker & Taylor
Collects brief discussions of composers, individual works, musical styles, instruments, terminology, acoustics, theory, and other aspects of music ranging from the ancient world to the present

Oxford University Press
This complete encyclopedia encompasses music of all kinds from ancient times to the present day. Written by a team of 90 expert contributors, these 6,600 articles cover composers, and individual works; musical instruments; opera; music of different countries; Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Jazz, and popular music; definitions of musical terms; rudiments and theory of music; and standard forms and genres.

Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983
ISBN: 9780193113169
Branch Call Number: REF 780.3 NEW
Characteristics: 2 volumes (xii, 2,017 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Notes: Based on: The Oxford companion to music / by Percy A. Scholes


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