International dictionary of black composers. Vol. 1 (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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International dictionary of black composers. Vol. 1

Author: Samuel A Floyd; Columbia Center for Black Music Research
Publisher: Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn ; London, 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This exceptional work provides information on composers of African heritage from around the world during the last 300 years. The 185 signed essays, most of which are accompanied by full-page portraits, are substantial in their coverage and analysis. Lists of compositions by genre, discographies, and printed works are also included. Those wanting further information will find the extensive bibliographies and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Bio-bibliography
Dictionaries
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel A Floyd; Columbia Center for Black Music Research
ISBN: 1884964273 9781884964275
OCLC Number: 871326184
Notes: Contents: v.1, Abrams-Jenkins ̲v.2, Johnson-Work
Vol. 1. Abrams-Jenkins
Awards: Commended for Dartmouth Medal (Reference Works) 2000
Description: 2 bd. : illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: ed.: Samuel A. Floyd Jr. ; Columbia Center for Black Music Research

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Provides information about historical and contemporary composers of African heritage from around the world. The text includes bibliographies, works, primary and secondary bibliographies, and  Read more...

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'a truly indispensable resource for both comprehensive music collections and libraries that need to cover a lot of ground with one purchase.' Library Journal 'International in scope, thoroughly Read more...

 
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