A comprehensive handy reference which has been specially compiled to provide the necessary information to support the study of music history, score reading and analysis at advanced level. The book serves to define and explain some of the most commonly used musical forms and terms from the 15th to the 20th centuries. Authentic musical extracts illustrate the ideas and concepts, while cross references make the reading and learning process a pro-active one. This new edition with the updated facts, works and added entries is most relevant to today's music lovers, students and teachers.
- Over 450 terms defined.
- More than 320 quoted works.
- Over 130 musical extracts and illustrations.
- Alphabetical arrangement of entities.
- Classification of terms.
- Chronological arrangement of terms.