Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 January 2015

4192 Pages


ISBN: 9780199743391

Bookseller Code (AQ)

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

Second Edition

Editor-in-chief: Laurence Libin, Editorial Board member; Anne Beetem Acker, Editorial Board member Carolyn Bryant, Editorial Board member J. Richard Haefer, Editorial Board member James B. Kopp, and Editorial Board member Jeremy Montagu

  • Over 8000 entries on musical instruments, instrument makers, and the cultural roles of instruments
  • Offers reliable source in the field of international organology
  • Over 700 images and musical examples provide dynamic context to article content
  • Invaluable bibliographies and suggestions for further reading included in most articles
  • Cross-references and an analytical index