The Harvard Dictionary of Music

The Harvard Dictionary of Music

Book - 2003
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Harvard University Press
A standard, desk-size comprehensive dictionary. The Harvard Dictionary of Music is the single most indispensable reference work for musicians, students of music, and music lovers. Seventy scholars have contributed nearly 6000 specially commissioned entries to produce what is simply the best one-volume music dictionary available today.
This classic reference work, the best one-volume music dictionary available, has been brought completely up to date in this new edition. Combining authoritative scholarship and lucid, lively prose, the Fourth Edition of The Harvard Dictionary of Music is the essential guide for musicians, students, and everyone who appreciates music.

Baker & Taylor
A single-volume music reference covers a wide range of topics, including all styles of Western music as well as the music of Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East, with articles by experts and short "quick reference" essays.

Blackwell North Amer
This reference work has been brought completely up to date in this new edition. Combining authoritative scholarship and lucid, lively prose, the Fourth Edition of The Harvard Dictionary of Music is the essential guide for musicians, students, and everyone who appreciates music.
Throughout this Fourth Edition, existing articles have been fine-tuned and new entries added so that the dictionary fully reflects current music scholarship and recent developments in musical culture. Encyclopedia-length articles by notable experts alternate with short entries for quick reference, including definitions and identifications of works and instruments. More than 220 drawings and 250 musical examples enhance the text. This is an invaluable book that no music lover can afford to be without.

Baker
& Taylor

This comprehensive single-volume music reference covers a wide range of topics, including all styles of Western music as well as the music of Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East, with articles by experts, short "quick reference" essays, and a wide range of instruments. (Performing Arts)

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003
Edition: 4th ed
ISBN: 9780674011632
0674011635
Characteristics: xxvii, 978 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Randel, Don Michael
Alternative Title: New Harvard dictionary of music

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