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The Oxford dictionary of music

Author: Michael Kennedy
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985.
Series: Later edition available on the Internet through UVic's subscription to Oxford music online.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With over 10,000 total entries, The Oxford Dictionary of Music is the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible music reference of its size now available. Here is a wealth of concise informationon music and musicians from the Middle Ages to the present day. Written to appeal to general readers as well as academics and professionals, the book is an indispensable addition to the reference shelf of the concert  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Music
Bio-bibliography
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kennedy, Michael, 1926-
Oxford dictionary of music.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)558544497
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kennedy
ISBN: 0193113333 9780193113336 0198691629 9780198691624
OCLC Number: 11289135
Language Note: English.
Notes: Rev. and enl. ed. of: The concise Oxford dictionary of music. 3rd ed. 1980.
Description: xiv, 810 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: PREFACE, ABBREVIATIONS, DESIGNATION OF NOTES, A-Z ENTRIES
Series Title: Later edition available on the Internet through UVic's subscription to Oxford music online.
Responsibility: Michael Kennedy.
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