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Dictionary of music

Author: Theodore Karp
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1983, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"...Assist[s]...the student of music toward a better understanding of the musical heritage of the Western world. It seeks to present in compact and understandable form information regarding the history of Western music, the constitution of its more important forms, biographies of the greatest composers, and accounts of compositional techniques, performance media, and acoustic phenomena, together with brief  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Karp
ISBN: 0810106590 9780810106598 0810106582 9780810106581
OCLC Number: 10560990
Notes: "Updated with new illustrations"--Cover.
Description: 448 pages illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Theodore Karp.

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This work covers all musical periods: medieval; Renaissance; baroque; classical; romantic; and modern. It includes extended articles on major figures, movements, technical concepts, and explanations  Read more...

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