The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music

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Gallery Books, Aug 1, 1989 - Music - 416 pages
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Clear answers to a wide range of questions on all types and aspects of music, including performance, theory and history, as well as concise biographies of over 1500 composers and musicians, explaining standard terms, with much, much more! 45 color, 200 black-and-white illustrations.

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Contents

Section 1
10
Section 2
24
Section 3
33
Section 4
72
Section 5
104
Section 6
107
Section 7
129
Section 8
146
Section 13
234
Section 14
258
Section 15
295
Section 16
321
Section 17
343
Section 18
346
Section 19
359
Section 20
361

Section 9
154
Section 10
193
Section 11
204
Section 12
230
Section 21
365
Section 22
414
Copyright

About the author (1989)

Larry D. Isaacs is Professor Emeritus and former Director of the Exercise Biology Program, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics at Wright State University. Since receiving his doctorate in 1979 from the University of Maryland, Dr. Isaacs has served as a reviewer for many scholarly journals. In addition, he has published numerous scholarly articles and has written sixteen textbooks. Over the past thirty-five years, his writings have been recognized by many organizations, including the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, where he was awarded the status of Fellow by the Research Consortium. Dr. Isaacs holds international certifications with the American College of Sports Medicine. Currently his research is examining the physiological changes that accompany aerobic exercise and resistance training in cardiac rehabilitation patients. Since retirement from the university, Dr. Isaacs has returned to part-time employment and serves as a clinical exercise physiologist at Hilton Head Regional Medical Center. Dr. Isaacs currently lives on Hilton Head Island with his wife Joy. His daughter, Brooke, and son, Timothy, both attend the University of South Carolina - Beaufort Campus and also live on Hilton Head Island.

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