The Oxford Companion to Music

The Oxford Companion to Music

Book - 2002
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The Oxford Companion to Music is one of the most famous reference books of all time. Now in a completely new edition, this superb book contains over a million words and is the biggest, most authoritative, and most up to date single-volume music reference available. Drawing on the original Percy Scholes edition (1938) and the two volume edition by Denis Arnold (1983), this edition is fully revised and reworked for the 21st century.8000 entries, from brief definitions to in-depth essaysover 1000 new entriesideal for the amateur, the professional and the student150 expert contributorsplaces music in its social and cultural contextincludes analysis, theory, ethnomusicology and performance practiceincludes jazz, popular music and dance
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780198662129
Characteristics: xiii, 1434 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Latham, Alison


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