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Dictionary of Musical Performers, The Penguin

Arthur Jacobs

Dictionary of Musical Performers, The Penguin

Biographical GT Significant Interpreters Classical Music Singers Solo Instrument (Penguin Reference Books)

by Arthur Jacobs

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Published by Puffin .
Written in English


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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7356026M
ISBN 100140511601
ISBN 109780140511604

  The New American Dictionary of Music, by Philip D. Morehead (Dutton, $). The author, music administrator for Lyric Opera, has filled this volume with .   Succinct and comprehensive guide to the history, forms, and personalities of classical music. Readers will find biographies of thousands of composers from Albinoni to Zappa, with in-depth treatment of major figures, coverage of individual works, including plot summaries of operas and ballets, articles on the history of music and instruments, entries on musical forms, from medieval plainchant Author: McKee Library.

Performers are, however, excluded. After giving biographical information and background on musical training, the book presents major operas individually in chronological order, offering text sources, premiere dates, character names with voice types, synopses, and some critical remarks/5(14). The Penguin Dictionary of Musical Performers, ; Henry J. Wood: Maker of the Proms, ; The Opera Guide (with Stanley Sadie), Hamish Hamilton, Republished as The Pan Book of Opera, Pan Books, and as The Limelight Book of Opera, Limelight Editions, Jacobs also contributed to: [2] [1] Decca Book of Opera, Laurie,

  Succinct and comprehensive guide to the history, forms, and personalities of classical music. Readers will find biographies of thousands of composers from Albinoni to Zappa, with in-depth treatment of major figures, coverage of individual works, including plot summaries of operas and ballets, articles on the history of music and instruments, entries on musical forms, from medieval plainchant. The Penguin dictionary of musical performers: a biographical guide to significant interpreters of classical music, singers, solo instrumentalists, conductors, orchestras, and string quartets ranging from the seventeenth century to the present day / Jacobs, Arthur, [ Book: ].


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A dictionary providing information on dates, careers and biographies of individual performers as well as on major orchestras and string quartets. The history of music in the concert-hall, opera house and on recordings is illuminated by dates of important performances and record releases.

Get this from a library. The Penguin dictionary of musical performers: a biographical guide to significant interpreters of classical The Penguin book, singers, solo instrumentalists, conductors, orchestras, and string quartets ranging from the seventeenth century to the present day.

[Arthur Jacobs]. A landmark in its field, The Penguin Dictionary of Music is now in its sixth edition and has been thoroughly revised and expanded. The additional entries, of Dictionary of Musical Performers there are overinclude musical instruments, recent compositions, new composers and rising stars of the concert and opera world, as well as a new subject area, classic musicals and their composers/5.

The Penguin Dictionary of Musical Performers, ; Henry J. Wood: Maker of the Proms, ; The Opera Guide (with Stanley Sadie), Hamish Hamilton, Republished as The Pan Book of Opera, Pan Books, and as The Limelight Book of Opera, Limelight Editions, Jacobs also contributed to: Decca Book of Opera, Laurie, ‘The best reference book of its kind’, Literary ReviewDerived from the classic Oxford Dictionary of Music, this is the most authoritative dictionary of music available in paperback.

Up-to-date and clearly written, it is a rich mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles. Written by Michael Kennedy, a renowned authority on classical music and chief music critic for The.

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Books. Go Search Hello Select your address 1/5(1). Oxford Dictionary of Opera. John and Warrack, with West, Ewan. Oxford University Press. ISBN Biographical information on composers and libreticists.

Entries on place names, certain opera houses or musical cities associated with performances, performers, musical definitions, brief plot outlines, and performance information. A New Dictionary of Music (, rev., and as New Penguin Dictionary of Music, ); Choral Music symposium ; Pan Book of Opera (with S.

Sadie,rev. ); Penguin Dictionary of Musical Performers, Orchestra definition, a group of performers on various musical instruments, including especially stringed instruments of the viol class, clarinets and flutes, cornets and trombones, drums, and cymbals, for playing music, as symphonies, operas, popular music, or other compositions.

See more. His many publications include Gilbert and Sullivan (), A New Dictionary of Music (, also Spanish and Swedish editions), Choral Music (editor, ), The Pan Book of Opera/The Opera Guide (with Stanley Sadie,), The Penguin Dictionary of Musical Performers (), and A Short History of Western Music ().

Music: Reference Book Collection. The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed. by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell, eds.

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The New Penguin Dictionary of music is the essential A to Z of some 1, years of Western music. It explores in detail the lives and achievements of a huge range of composers, and examines key topics in music history, performers and theory. Written by an award-winning music critic, and blending scholarship with personal insight and opinion /5(7).