The New Penguin Dictionary of Music

Editor/Author Griffiths, Paul
Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Penguin UK

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-14-100925-4
Category: Arts & Leisure - Music
Image Count: 21
Book Status: Available

Succinct and comprehensive guide to the history, forms, and personalities of classical music. Readers will find biographies of thousands of composers from Albinoni to Zappa, with in-depth treatment of major figures, coverage of individual works, including plot summaries of operas and ballets, articles on the history of music and instruments, entries on musical forms, from medieval plainchant to contemporary minimalism, and clear definitions of technical terms and jargon.

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