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The New Grove dictionary of music and musicians

Author: George Grove; Stanley Sadie
Publisher: London : Macmillan Publishers Limited, Washington, DC : Grove's Dictionaries of Music Inc., Hong Kong : South China Printing Company, [1980] [1980] [1980] ©1980
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This 20-volume set is one of the largest reference works on Western music. Originally published under the title A Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and later as Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, it has gone through several editions since the 19th century and is widely used. The 1980 edition includes 22,500 articles and 16,500 biographies.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
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New Grove dictionary of music and musicians.
London : Macmillan Publishers ; Washington, D.C. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1980
(OCoLC)610099555
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Grove; Stanley Sadie
ISBN: 0333231112 9780333231111 1561591742 9781561591749
OCLC Number: 5676891
Description: 20 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. A to Bacilly --
v. 2. Back-Bolivia --
v. 3. Bollioud-Mermet--Castro --
v. 4. Castrucci-Courante --
v. 5. Couraud-Edlund --
v. 6. Edmund-Fryklund --
v. 7. Fuchs-Gyuzelev --
v. 8. H to Hyporchema --
v. 9. Iacobus-Kerman --
v. 10. Kern-Lindelheim --
v. 11. Lindeman-Mean-tone --
v. 12. Meares-Mutis --
v. 13. Muwashshah-Ory --
v. 14. Osaka-Player piano --
v. 15. Playford-Riedt --
v. 16. Riegel-Schusterfleck --
v. 17. Schütz-Spinto --
v. 18. Spiridion-Tin whistle --
v. 19. Tiomkin-Virdung --
v. 20. Virelai-Zywny. Appendixes
Responsibility: edited by Stanley Sadie.

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This is as much an encyclopedia as a dictionary. Its 20 volumes embrace the entire world of musical knowledge, offering over 22,500 alphabetically arranged articles, by 2,300 contributors from over  Read more...

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."..the most ambitious and comprehensive musical dictionary and encyclopedia ever attempted...a brilliant success."--The New York Times."..20 volumes excellently produced, crammed with scholarship, Read more...

 
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