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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

by Jacobs, Arthur

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Published by Viking in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicians -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArthur Jacobs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML385
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 250 p.
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22157144M
    ISBN 100670807559

      Musical Terms, Symbols and Theory: An Illustrated Dictionary Fully cross referenced, this dictionary is an authoritative source for researchers, musicologists, professional musicians, teachers and students of music, and educated members of the public. the Skatalites and The Stone Roses, this book covers the major players in the vast history Author: McKee Library.   For the sixth edition of this classic dictionary, the text has been thoroughly revised and updated. With o entries, the Oxford Dictionary of Music (previously the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music) offers broad coverage of a wide range of musical categories spanning many eras, including composers, librettists, singers, orchestras, important ballets and operas, /5(36).

    Duetting definition: a musical composition for two performers or voices | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. The Penguin Companion specializes in ready-reference entries on both people and concepts, but it does not replace the fuller treatment usually afforded concepts in The Harvard Dictionary of Music (4th ed.) or people in Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.

    The Oxford Dictionary of Music REF. ML K35 The Penguin Dictionary of Musical Performers REF. ML J32 Above titles represent other titles in same location and call number range Step 3: Sources of information: collections of books & videos (library catalog) Gates Memorial Library Catalog The jazz handbook (book). Musical Terms, Symbols and Theory: An Illustrated Dictionary. Fully cross referenced, this dictionary is an authoritative source for researchers, musicologists, professional musicians, teachers and students of music, and educated members of the public. The New Penguin Dictionary of Music.


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[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 which 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 book covers opera and ballet as well as orchestral, solo, choral and chamber music.

Detailed entries include performers working today, composers and their works, instruments of every kind, musical terms and genres, orchestras, performers and conductors, and authors whose work has inspired musical composition/5(11). Harold Bauer was born in Kingston upon Thames; his father was a German violinist and his mother was English.

He took up the study of the violin under the direction of his father and Adolf Pollitzer. He made his debut as a violinist in London inand for nine years toured England.

Portal for Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, The Oxford Companion to Music, and The Encyclopedia of Popular this one location, users can access and cross-search all of these music reference resources. 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, ‘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.

About A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers. Will Friedwald’s illuminating, opinionated essays—provocative, funny, and personal—on the lives and careers of more than three hundred singers anatomize the work of the most important jazz and popular performers of the twentieth century.

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Biography. Edward Tarr was born in Norwich, Connecticut. Among his accomplishments is a complete edition of the trumpet works of the Bolognese Baroque Italian composer Giuseppe performance repertory includes Baroque, Classical era and modern works; Mauricio Kagel dedicated works to him inincluding Morceau de concours, for trumpeter and.

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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).