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Historical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music - Nicole V. Gagné

Historical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music

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Published: 16th September 2011
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Historical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music focuses on modernist and postmodern classical music worldwide from 1890 to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries, with more than 60 entries explaining the methods, styles, and acoustic and electronic media peculiar to new music, and over 350 entries giving essential information on the lives and work of the people who have composed and performed that music. Those entries also include pop, jazz, and rock composer/musicians whose work either overlaps the realm of classical music or else is so radical within its own field that it merits discussion in this context. This book is a must for anyone, musician or non-musician, student or professional, who seeks to research and learn more about any significant aspect of modern and contemporary classical music worldwide.

ISBN: 9780810879621
ISBN-10: 081087962X
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 16th September 2011
Publisher: University Press of America