The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music

The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music

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A guide to the thousands of characters, who people the history of music, this volume brings together all the biographical information about composers, performers, music theorists and instrument makers from the days of praise chants to the bop and pop of today. A companion to The New Harvard Dictionary of Music, this biographical dictionary emphasizes classical and art music, but also gives attention to jazz and blues, rock and pop, and hymns and showtunes across the ages - with care devoted to coverage of the 20th century.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1996
ISBN: 9780674372993
Branch Call Number: 780.922 HAR
Characteristics: x, 1013 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Randel, Don Michael


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