Dictionary of Music (Facts on File)

Dictionary of Music (Facts on File)

Christine Ammer


This reference offers in-depth motives and examples of greater than 3000 musical phrases and issues, together with biographies of composers. Spanning early background to the current day the dictionary comprises motives of phrases, illustrations of tools, repertory for some of the tools, pronunciations of international phrases and composers and inclusion of charts providing additional info on significant ballets, operas and symphonies. topics coated comprise: a capella; afterbeat; bluegrass; cantata; cajun song; chamber opera; electronic recording; electronica; movie track; guitar; jazz; masque; second shape; open hamony; pedal clavichord; reggae; string quartet; studio song; and woodwind quintet.

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