The Harvard Dictionary of Music: Fourth Edition

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Harvard University Press, Nov 28, 2003 - Music - 978 pages
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This classic reference work, the best one-volume music dictionary available, has been brought completely up to date in this new edition. Combining authoritative scholarship and lucid, lively prose, the Fourth Edition of The Harvard Dictionary of Music is the essential guide for musicians, students, and everyone who appreciates music.
 

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This was one of the required texts for a required Music Appreciation class in college. That class actually did inspire an interest in and love for classical music, so I found this book very useful ... Read full review

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As the preface explains, this fourth edition of a classic music reference "proceed[s] directly from its [1986] predecessor," The New Harvard Dictionary of Music. Though coverage of non-Western and ... Read full review

Contents

V
1
VI
70
VII
129
VIII
234
IX
259
X
304
XI
374
XII
402
XVIII
575
XIX
628
XX
697
XXI
701
XXII
752
XXIII
864
XXIV
931
XXV
937

XIII
429
XIV
441
XV
450
XVI
478
XVII
547
XXVI
966
XXVII
973
XXIX
974
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Don Michael Randel is Professor of Music and President of the University of Chicago.

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