Classical Music Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition by Stanley SadieClassical Music Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition by Stanley Sadie

Classical Music Encyclopedia: New & Expanded Edition

EditorStanley Sadie, Charles WilsonForeword byVladimir Ashkenazy

Hardcover | October 14, 2014

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The Classical Music Encylopedia, now fully updated, traces the development of Western music from medieval times through to the twenty-first century. Each chapter begins with an Introduction to the era, followed by an A to Z of the key composers and musicians of the era, with an expert's recommended recording for each entry. Within these, the musical greats - from Mozart to Stravinksy - have more extensive entries. The Styles and Forms sections discuss the many different styles of music, from the earliest notation to the minimalism of the twentieth century, while the development of each era's Instruments is also extensively investigated. Written by many of the world's leading experts in the field, this invaluable encyclopedia is comprehensive, easy-to-use and highly informative - an essential guide for readers of all levels.
Stanley Sadie, CBE (Founding Editor, 1930-2005) from 1970 worked as Editor of the standard reference work, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1980/2000). He wrote extensively on Mozart and Handel and was president of the Royal Musical Association (1989-94) and the International Musicological Society (1992-97).  Vladi...
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Title:Classical Music Encyclopedia: New & Expanded EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:496 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 1.62 inPublished:October 14, 2014Publisher:Flame Tree PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1783612835

ISBN - 13:9781783612833

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