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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music Percy A. Scholes

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music By Percy A. Scholes

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music by Percy A. Scholes


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Derived from the full 'Oxford Dictionary of Music' and including over 10,000 entries on musical terms, works, composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras, this is a fully up-to-date and clearly written dictionary of music, a rich mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music Summary

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music by Percy A. Scholes

Derived from the full Oxford Dictionary of Music, this is the most authoritative dictionary of music available in paperback. Up-to-date and clearly written, it is a rich mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles. The dictionary includes over 10,000 entries on musical terms from allegro to zingaro, and on musical works from Madame Butterfly to The Mikado, as well as composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras.

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"Every musician should have it on his shelves. One cannot say more."

About Percy A. Scholes


Michael Kennedy has been music critic of the Sunday Telegraph since 1989. Before that he was a staff music critic on the Dailt Telegraph from 1950 and its Northern Editor from 1960 to 1986. He is an authority on English music of the twentieth century and has written books on Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Britten, and Walton as well as on Mahler, Strauss, Barbirolli, Boult, and the Halle Orchestra. He was awarded the OBE in 1981 and the CBE in 1997, and is a member of the Board of Governors of the Royal Northen College of Music, Manchester. Joyce Bourne practised for almost 30 years as an anaesthetist and general practitioner until her retirement in 1990. She has a lifelong interest in and love of music and has assisted Michael Kennedy with his works since 1978, both as researcher and typist.
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Table of Contents

PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; DESIGNATION OF NOTES BY LETTERS; DICTIONARY

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GOR011825018
9780198608844
0198608845
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music by Percy A. Scholes
Used - Like New
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2004-04-22
832
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