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Oxford Concise Dictionary of Music

Item# 1000002846

This comprehensive dictionary includes over 14,000 entries, including operas and opera history, composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras. Fully revised and updated, the 5th edition of this established reference work contains over 200 new entries, including information on approximately 150 new performers. It’s the essential reference for music students and teachers, and fascinating reading for any music enthusiast.

About the Author
Michael Kennedy has been music critic of the Sunday Telegraph since 1989. He is an authority on English music of the twentieth century and author of numerous books on musicians, composers, and orchestras.

Joyce Bourne has assisted Michael Kennedy with his works since 1978, and is the author of the Oxford Dictionary of Opera Characters.





"clearly the best around . . . the dictionary that everyone should have" -- Literary Review


  • 864 pages
  • Size: 5-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches

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