The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

Author(s): Percy A. Scholes

Music

Derived from the full Oxford Dictionary of Music and including over 10,000 entries on musical terms, works, composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras, this is the most authoritative dictionary of music available in paperback. Fully up-to-date and clearly written, it is a rich mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles.



  • 14,000 entries on musical terms, works, composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras

  • Comprehensive work-lists for major composers

  • Generous coverage of living composers and perfomers

  • Important ballets and operas

  • Musical instruments and their history

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Product Information

"Every musician should have it on his shelves. One cannot say more."

PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; DESIGNATION OF NOTES BY LETTERS; DICTIONARY

General Fields

  • : 9780198608844
  • : Oxford University Press, Incorporated
  • : Oxford University Press, Incorporated
  • : April 2004
  • : 196mm X 129mm X 42mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : good
  • : 832
  • : numerous music examples
  • : Percy A. Scholes
  • : Paperback
  • : 4th ed