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The Penguin companion to classical music

Author: Paul Griffiths
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work explores the lives and achievements of figures in the field of music, discusses individual works, offers plot synopses of operas and ballets, and considers the careers of major performers. It looks at historical movements and trends, the evolution of musical instruments and the development of different forms of music, explains the vocabulary of classical music and the technical teral terms that describe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Bio-bibliography
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Griffiths, Paul, 1947 November 24-
Penguin companion to classical music.
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2004
(DLC) 2005432755
(OCoLC)56877799
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Griffiths
ISBN: 9780141909769 0141909765
OCLC Number: 681897288
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 896 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Paul Griffiths.

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This superbly authoratitive new work provides a comprehensive A-Z guide to some 1000 years of Western music. It explores in detail the lives and achievements of a vast range of composers, as well as  Read more...

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