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Published: 26 November 2013

5592 Pages | 447 images and 137 music examples

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195314281

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The Grove Dictionary of American Music

8-Volume Set

Second Edition

Editor in chief Charles Hiroshi Garrett

  • Extensive and detailed coverage of music and music-making in the United States, including both Americans and selected foreign musicians whose careers have had an impact on music in America, with special attention to Canadian and Latin American figures, as well as Americans working abroad provides a comprehensive view of the field.
  • Contains more than 9300 entries, including 4,800 new articles as well as revised articles and bibliographies from the 1986 edition and Grove Music Online
  • 447 images and 137 music examples provide dynamic context to research.

New to this Edition:

  • 4,835 new articles
  • 400 new images
  • Expanded content, particularly in the areas of African American music, Asian American music, choral music, cities and regions, concert music, film music, Hawaiian music, Latino music, Native American music, nineteenth-century music, music and dance, music education, music librarians and libraries, musical theater, opera, popular music, sacred music, and music technology
  • New articles on developing areas of scholarship, including disability, ecomusicology, environmental music, sound studies, and soundscapes.