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Latin American classical composers : a biographical dictionary

Author: Miguel Ficher; Martha Furman Schleifer; John M Furman
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary presents expanded and updated coverage of its topic with an aim to be comprehensive. The authors have conducted exhaustive research to fill in gaps and correct minor errors in the first edition, adding young composers and documenting deaths since 1996, when the first edition appeared.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Biography
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Biobibliographie Dictionnaires anglais
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel Ficher; Martha Furman Schleifer; John M Furman
ISBN: 0810845172 9780810845176
OCLC Number: 50410142
Description: xxi, 645 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface to the first edition Chapter 3 Preface to the second edition Chapter 4 Acknowledgments Chapter 5 Guidelines for Use Chapter 6 General Abbreviations Chapter 7 Sources Chapter 8 The Dictionary A-Z Chapter 9 Composers by Country Chapter 10 Additional Bibliography Chapter 11 About the Editors
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Miguel Ficher, Martha Furman Schleifer, John M. Furman.

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Contains biographical data on hundreds of composers from Latin America: dates of birth and death, information on their background and training, a selective listing of their works, and sources for  Read more...

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Review of previous edition: ...opens up the realm of usual discourse concerning classical and contemporary music to include those who are not Euroamerican... Ethnomusicology This is an important Read more...

 
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