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A musical dictionary

comprising the etymology and different meanings of all the terms that most frequently occur in modern composition.

by Pilkington, H. W. comp.

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Published by Watson & Bangs in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Terminology.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML108 .P6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5845827M
    LC Control Number62004065
    OCLC/WorldCa9034409

    An appendix lists all composers mentioned in the Dictionary, with their dates. An ideal book for composers, professional musicians, those learning to play musical instruments, and members of choirs and musical groups, the Dictionary is also be a useful quick reference book for concert-goers, C.D.-collectors, and radio listeners/5(48).


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