Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 March 2002

1,448 Pages | numerous music examples


ISBN: 9780198662129

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The Oxford Companion to Music

Edited by Alison Latham

Oxford Companions

  • 8,000 entries, ranging from brief definitions to in-depth essays
  • over 1,000 new entries
  • almost all entries rewritten or updated
  • the classic reference book for the amateur, the professional, and the student
  • over 150 expert contributors, including the top authorities in their fields
  • places music in its social and cultural context, with a range of new entries on topics such as politics, religion, psychology, and computers
  • up to date with current research in and approaches to music, including analysis, theory, ethnomusicology, and performance practice
  • includes jazz, popular music, and dance

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