The Grove Concise Dictionary of Music by Sir George Grove

The Grove Concise Dictionary of Music by Sir George Grove

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Designed to meet the needs of a wide readership from the novice needing a quick and clear explanation of terminology to the musicologist, this updated guide to musical history includes historical accounts of important topics, non-Western music systems and discussions of musical acoustics.

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This concise dictionary has been updated. Based on the 20 volume "New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians", it is designed to meet the needs of a wide readership, from the musical novice requiring a quick and clear explanation of terminology to the musical expert in need of more detailed information. There are 10,000 entries, which include 4500 on composers, 2000 on terms, instruments and institutions, 1100 on performers and other key figures, 1000 titles of musical works and 150 worklists for major composers.;Other features of this dictionary include historical accounts of important topics, outlines of non-Western music systems, discussions of musical acoustics, music examples and illustrations.;Stanley Sadie was formerly a music critic for "The Times" and editor of "The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians". Among the other books he has written are studies of Mozart and Handel.

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SKU GOR001243649
Title The Grove Concise Dictionary of Music
Author Edited by Sir George Grove
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Year Published 1988
Number of Pages 928
ISBN 10 0333432363
ISBN 13 9780333432365
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

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This concise dictionary has been updated. Based on the 20 volume "New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians", it is designed to meet the needs of a wide readership, from the musical novice requiring a quick and clear explanation of terminology to the musical expert in need of more detailed information. There are 10,000 entries, which include 4500 on composers, 2000 on terms, instruments and institutions, 1100 on performers and other key figures, 1000 titles of musical works and 150 worklists for major composers.;Other features of this dictionary include historical accounts of important topics, outlines of non-Western music systems, discussions of musical acoustics, music examples and illustrations.;Stanley Sadie was formerly a music critic for "The Times" and editor of "The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians". Among the other books he has written are studies of Mozart and Handel.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001243649
Title The Grove Concise Dictionary of Music
Author Edited by Sir George Grove
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Year Published 1988
Number of Pages 928
ISBN 10 0333432363
ISBN 13 9780333432365
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No