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Title The New Oxford companion to music / general editor, Denis Arnold
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983


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Description 2 volumes (xii, 2017 pages) : illustrations, portraits, music ; 26 cm
Contents Vol. 1. A-J -- v. 2. K-L
Summary Contains "6,600 entries." Illustrated with "more than 1,500 music examples, halftone illustrations, and explanatory diagrams."
Covers music from ancient times to the present day. All aspects of music are covered in 6,600 entries including: composers, individual works, music at various periods (Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th century) and in many different countries and civilizations (including Africa, China, America, India, Japan, Central and South-East Asia and the Middle East), opera (including over a hundred plot synopses), jazz, popular music, electronic music, acoustics, and musical instruments from all parts of the world. There are also over two thousand entries defining musical terms, together with articles on musical theory and forms
Analysis Music - Encyclopaedias
Notes Based on: The Oxford companion to music / by Percy A. Scholes
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Notes Also issued online
Heritage 2016 UoY
Subject Music -- Encyclopedias.
Music -- Bio-bibliography.
Music -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Author Arnold, Denis.
Scholes, Percy A., 1877-1958. Oxford companion to music
LC no. 83233314
ISBN 0193113163
Other Titles Companion to Music
Oxford Companion to Music
Oxford companion to music