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Baker's biographical dictionary of twentieth-century classical musicians

Author: Nicolas Slonimsky; Laura Diane Kuhn; Dennis McIntire
Publisher: New York : Schirmer Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new edition (last, 1992) includes entries on some 500 musicians who were not included in the eighth edition (such as violin virtuoso Sarah Chang) and updates many others (such as composer John Cage, who died after the 8th edition was published). As before, entries also include musicians and composers of the 1800s and artists from other musical genres whose work has significantly influenced 20th century  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Bio-bibliography
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biobibliographie Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995.
Baker's biographical dictionary of twentieth-century classical musicians.
New York : Schirmer Books, ©1997
(OCoLC)653417083
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Slonimsky; Laura Diane Kuhn; Dennis McIntire
ISBN: 0028712714 9780028712710
OCLC Number: 36111932
Description: xii, 1595 pages ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Baker's biographical dictionary of 20th-century classical musicians
Responsibility: Nicolas Slonimsky ; edited by Laura Kuhn ; associate editor, Dennis McIntire.

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This new edition (last, 1992) includes entries on some 500 musicians who were not included in the eighth edition (such as violin virtuoso Sarah Chang) and updates many others (such as composer John Cage, who died after the 8th edition was published). As before, entries also include musicians and composers of the 1800s and artists from other musical genres whose work has significantly influenced 20th century classical music. A glossary of terms is included at the end of the volume. c. Book News Inc.

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