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Published: 01 October 2012

976 Pages | line drawings

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199578108

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music

Sixth Edition

Edited by Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Michael Kennedy, and Joyce Kennedy

  • The new Oxford Dictionary of Music is a revised and expanded edition of the previous Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. The complete text has been thoroughly revised and updated for this new edition
  • Contains over 10,000 entries providing broad coverage of musical terms many periods of history

New to this Edition:

  • Thoroughly revised and updated with many entries expanded for the new edition
  • Over 250 new entries covering popular music, ethnomusicology, modern and contemporary composers, music analysis, and recording technology
  • Includes 200 entry-level web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website
  • Now contains two useful appendices: a list of French, German, and Italian musical terms and their English translations, as well as an abbreviations list for letters commonly used in musical scores and musical writing
  • Many abbreviations have been expanded to improve accessibility and readability