Dictionary of Music

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ISBN 978-0-8101-0659-8
Publication Date
November 1983
Page Count
448 pages
Trim Size
4 1/2 x 7

Dictionary of Music

Theodore Karp

This concise, clear reference gets straight to the important points in the history of music. With extended articles on major figures, movements, technical concepts, and explanations of standard symbols, abbreviations, and notations, Karp's text has been praised for its ease of use and unfailing accuracy. This edition features new illustrations and covers all musical periods: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern.

About the Author

Theodore Karp is Chairman of the Department of Music History and Literature at the School of Music of Norhtwestern University.