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The encyclopedia of music : instruments of the orchestra and the great composers

Author: Max Wade-Matthews; Wendy Thompson
Publisher: London : Southwater, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains articles that provide an overview of the history of music and music-making; offer information about instruments, composition, and composers; and include more than one thousand illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Encyclopedias
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Wade-Matthews; Wendy Thompson
ISBN: 9781844768929 1844768929
OCLC Number: 427612482
Notes: Originally published: London: Hermes House, 2004.
Includes index.
Description: 512 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Music
Responsibility: Max Wade-Matthews & Wendy Thompson.

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A musician's guide to over 100 of the most famous classical composers, from Bach to Xenakis, encompassing various styles of composition from medieval times to the present day. It is illustrated with  Read more...

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