Historical Dictionary of Music of the Classical Period Hardback
Part of the Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts series
The Historical Dictionary of Music of the Classical Period covers the music of the Classical Period (1728-1800) with both forerunners and successors briefly described.
This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography.
The dictionary section has over 1,000 cross-referenced entries on composers, genres, styles, significant patrons or musicians, musical instruments, and terms demonstrating the global reach of the music of this era.
This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about classical music.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 664 pages
- Publisher: Scarecrow Press
- Publication Date: 05/04/2012
- Category: Western "classical" music
- ISBN: 9780810871830
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