The Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

• Entries include etymologies, and are fully cross-referenced • Some terms are illustrated with music examples or tables • Index of composers, with dates • Covers all the terms required in the SMAB musical theory exams.

The Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

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The Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Alison Latham
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This comprehensive one-volume dictionary covers all the musical terms in English and other European languages generally used in Western music. With over 2,500 A-Z entries, this ideal reference book provides clear, succinct definitions across a broad range of subjects, including rhythm, metre, scales, harmony and counterpoint, notational systems, and many
The Oxford Dictionary of Music
Language: en
Pages: 976
Authors: Michael Kennedy, Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Joyce Kennedy
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-15 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This quick reference book of musical terminology includes brief biographical sketches of musicians, composers, vocalists, and conductors.
The Oxford Dictionary of Music
Language: en
Pages: 985
Authors: Joyce Bourne Kennedy
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher:

Includes entries for more than two thousand composers of all nationalities and eras, and includes definitions of musical terms and forms, and descriptions of musical instruments.
The Oxford Dictionary of Music
Language: en
Pages: 976
Authors: Michael Kennedy, Joyce Kennedy
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-30 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Providing over 10,000 entries, the sixth edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Music is the most up-to-date dictionary of musical terms available. Covering a wide range of musical categories across periods, it is an essential reference work for music students, teachers, lecturers, professional musicians, and music enthusiasts.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music
Language: en
Pages: 724
Authors: Maxwell F Kennedy, Percy Alfred Scholes, Michael Kennedy
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of music available in paperback. Coverage includes musical terms from allegro to zingaro, and musical works from Aida to Zauberflote, as well as composers, librettists, musicians, singers, and orchestras. It provides a mine of information for all