Lectionary of Music

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Anchor Books, 1990 - 521 páginas
Joyously idiosyncratic, witty and wise, this Lectionary of Music is a reader's encyclopedia which offers a change of pace from the usual dull entries in music reference texts. Slonimsky offers thumnbnail essays on just about all things musical, including plots of operas, histories of instruments, and much more.

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Lectionary of music

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This book sparkles with Slonimskian fact and fun. While students and scholars should hang on to their graver Harvard and Oxford dictionaries, all music lovers can be enlightened and amused by this ... Leer reseña completa

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About the Author:
Nicolas Slonimsky is author or editor of numerous books on music, including Music Since 1900, Lexicon of Musical Invective, Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns, and the redoubtable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.

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