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The Harvard dictionary of music

Author: Don Michael Randel
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This classic reference work has been brought completely up to date in this new edition. Combining authoritative scholarship and lucid prose, this is the essential guide for musicians, students, and everyone who appreciates music. Includes entries on all the styles and forms in Western music; comprehensive articles on the music of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Near East; descriptions of instruments with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harvard dictionary of music.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607181144
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don Michael Randel
ISBN: 0674011635 9780674011632
OCLC Number: 52623743
Notes: Revised edition of: New Harvard dictionary of music. 1986.
Description: xxvii, 978 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: New Harvard dictionary of music.
Responsibility: edited by Don Michael Randel.
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