Publisher description for The New Oxford companion to music / general editor, Denis Arnold.


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This complete encyclopedia encompasses music of all kinds from ancient times to the present day. Written by a team of 90 expert contributors, these 6,600 articles cover composers, and individual works; musical instruments; opera; music of different countries; Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque,
Classical, Romantic, Jazz, and popular music; definitions of musical terms; rudiments and theory of music; and standard forms and genres.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Music -- Dictionaries.
Music -- Bio-bibliography.