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Historical dictionary of the music and musicians of Finland

Author: Ruth-Esther Hillila; Barbara Blanchard Hong
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting information heretofore difficult or impossible to find in English, this work opens a window on the colorful panorama of Finnish music. The 500-plus entries present historical and modern composers, the accomplishments of hundreds of internationally acclaimed performing artists, as well as more general articles on folk music, early manuscripts and publications, cantors and hymnals, early Roman Catholic,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hillila, Ruth-Esther.
Historical dictionary of the music and musicians of Finland.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997
(DLC) 97006421
(OCoLC)36407803
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth-Esther Hillila; Barbara Blanchard Hong
ISBN: 9780313387753 0313387753
OCLC Number: 650307035
Description: 1 online resource (x, 473 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Key to Finnish Pronunciation; Map of Finland and Key to Music Festivals; The Dictionary; Appendices; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Ruth-Esther Hillila and Barbara Blanchard Hong.

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