A useful collection of definitions, composers and theory. This pocket-sized reference book (4.25 x 5.5 inches) includes a broad range of important information, from basic principles of theory and concise biographies of composers to pronunciations of foreign terms and ranges of instruments and voices. This easy-to-use volume covers every major aspect of music. 336 pages.
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This pocket-sized dictionary presents current and correct notation practices in an easy-to-use format. Generously illustrated and concise, this book is essential to any musician looking for a handy reference for the correct notation of music. A most welcome and beneficial source for every musician, whether using a pencil or a computer. -the publisher
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Acclaimed by the New York Times as "part muse, part quick reference," this pocket-sized dictionary is an easy-to-use tool geared specifically toward the contemporary songwriter. A concise collection of the most-often used words in popular music, the simple format allows for fast reference, while the 15,000 entries provide more than ample rhyming options. -the publisher
Category: Textbooks - Music Dictionary/Encyclopedia Item: 026148 Grade: Price: $5.99 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
The English equivalents for 3,000 foreign expressions marks and directions from French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese and Spanish scores. Virtually all of the terms in this book appear in actual musical scores. The main exceptions are organ stops, and pitch names and names of instruments in the four principal languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish). The terms are listed in strict alphabetical order, letter by letter, up to the comma in the case on inversion. In the case of adjectives, ...
This handy guide features: more than 4,000 foreign musical terms; terms in Italian, French and German; more than 160 musical examples; and comprehensive sections for percussion and strings. 4.5 x 5.25 inches. 240 pages.
Category: Textbooks - Music Dictionary/Encyclopedia Item: 078683 Grade: Price: $9.95 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
Over 4500 definitions, more than double the number in any other pocket music dictionary. All definitions have been updated for the new edition. Approximately 650 composer listings, including the newest generation. Pronounciation guides, including Spanish, Czech and more. Includes definitions for contemporary music theory and new technology.
Category: Textbooks - Music Dictionary/Encyclopedia Item: 076852 Grade: Price: $5.99 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Here's the most contemporary music dictionary on the market! Conveniently divided into three main sections: The Dictionary of Music Terms defines over 2,000 music terms concisely, including notation and theory terms, instruments and terms used in pop music, electronic music and the music business; The Dictionary of Musicians provides more than 400 capsule biographies of composers and other musicians; and Reference Charts give instant, at-a-glance summaries of the essentials of music, encompassing...
Over 250 pages packed with essential music information! Alfred's Mini Music Guides provide essential information in a convenient size. With over 2,500 entries of clear, practical definitions, explanations, and information, Dictionary of Music is the mostuseful compact music dictionary available. It includes pronunciation of foreign terms, music examples to accompany definitions, biographical information on composers, and a comprehensive list of instruments and their written and sounding ranges. S...
Carefully researched with handy reference charts and complete up-to-date references for electronic music, this concise yet comprehensive guide fits in your pocket! Includes a thorough guide to orchestral instruments, a list of over 530 composers from the14th century to the present, and more than 1,500 foreign terms with pronunciations.
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With Over 40,000 words including slang and hip-hop terms, the Hip-Hop Rhyming Dictionary is the perfect resource to help you find the right rhyme-every time. The book includes helpful writing tips to inspire creative lyrics as well as a brief history of rap and the artists who sent hip-hop to the top of the charts. -the publisher
Category: Textbooks - Music Dictionary/Encyclopedia Item: 052691 Grade: Price: $10.99 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
This reference work has been brought completely up to date in this new edition. Combining authoritative scholarship and lucid, lively prose, the Fourth Edition of The Harvard Dictionary of Music is the essential guide for musicians, students, and everyone who appreciates music. Throughout this Fourth Edition, existing articles have been fine-tuned and new entries added so that the dictionary fully reflects current music scholarship and recent developments in musical culture. Encyclopedia-length ...
Santorella's Dictionary of Music Terms, packed with over 2,500 concisely defined music terms and theory reference charts, serves as a fantastic "quick" glossary guide for study of music. The alphabetic listing of definitions is expected, but the additional reference materials including Notation, Meters, Key Signatures, Scales, Modes, Intervals, Signs, Composers, Periods and Seating Arrangements for assorted ensembles set it apart from any other pocket dictionary in print. This Santorella Publicat...
Includes musical terms, elements of notation, definitions and a biographical list of famous composers and musicians. Comprised of a 22 page introduction, a 263 page dictionary and a 76 page biographical section. 3.75 x 5.5 inches. 341 pages. Fifth edition revised by Slonimsky and Kuhn.
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