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Music lovers" encyclopedia containing a pronouncing and defining dictionary of terms, instruments, etc., including a key to the pronunciation of sixteen languages, many charts : an explanation of the construction of music for the uninitiated; a pronouncing biographical dictionary; the stories of the operas; and numerous biographical and critical essays by distinguished authories. by Rupert Hughes

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Published by Music Times in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music -- Dictionaries.,
  • Music -- Bio-bibliography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCompletely rev. and newly edited by Deems Taylor and Russell Kerr.
GenreDictionaries., Bio-bibliography.
ContributionsTaylor, Deems, 1885-1966., Kerr, Russell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML100 H892 1939
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 877 p.
Number of Pages877
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14783070M

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The entries in the biographical section (which endures as the portion of Rupert Hughes' handbook the most abidingly of interest) are rather perfunctory, succinct, and usually accurate, but that part of the guide, happily, includes the names of many minor composers, musical editors, performers, once widely respected (but now largely forgotten) pedagogues, and others, /5(2). Music Lovers' Encyclopedia. A facsimile edition of a classic,long the standard reference on music with almost 1, pages that include an A to Z biographical dictionary of musicians with over 8, entries, a dictionary of 7, musical terms, synopses of 90 operas, and much more/5.   Music Lovers Encyclopedia and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.2/5(1). Music Lovers' Encyclopedia by Rupert Hughes,Deems Taylor, and Russell Kerr and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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The main reason that any practising musician or other music professional of any real sophistication would continue to use this venerable old handbook and dictionary, frequently reissued over the last (20th) century, is for the sake of its biographical section/5(3). From the golden-haired, curly-headed half of Simon & Garfunkel, comes a memoir (of sorts) that reveals a life and the making of a musician, that show us, as well, the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life-long friendship and of a collaboration that became the most successful singing duo in the roiling age that embraced, and was defined by, their pathfinding folk-rock music. Get this from a library! The music lovers' encyclopedia. [Rupert Hughes;] -- Includes a dictionary of over seven thousand musical terms, short biographies of musicians, summaries of . OCLC Number: Description: xxv, pages: illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm: Contents: Phonetic meaning of the letters and symbols used in the pronunciation of names --Pronouncing dictionary of given names, titles, epithets, etc. --Abbreviations, titles, dignities, institutions, etcAn introduction to music for the uninitiated / by Rupert Hughes --Biographical dictionary of.