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2 edition of listener"s dictionary of musical terms. found in the catalog.

listener"s dictionary of musical terms.

Helen Loeb Kaufmann

listener"s dictionary of musical terms.

by Helen Loeb Kaufmann

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Terminology.

  • Edition Notes

    Previously published under title: The little dictionary of musical terms.

    StatementEdited under the supervision of Thomas K. Scherman.
    SeriesThe Listener"s music library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML108 .K35 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination277p.
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5812286M
    LC Control Number60051521
    OCLC/WorldCa582159

    A Lutheran chorale is a musical setting of a Lutheran hymn, intended to be sung by a congregation in a German Protestant Church service. The typical four-part setting of a chorale, in which the sopranos (and the congregation) sing the melody along with three lower voices, is known as a chorale harmonization. Get this from a library! The NPR listener's encyclopedia of classical music. [Theodore Libbey; National Public Radio (U.S.)] -- This is an encyclopedia geared to the listener, not the scholar, and covering those terms, works, composers, and performers that NPR listeners and concert goers are most likely to hear.

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Scherman. Covers jazz and popular musical genres. Over 2, entries cover terms across a range of subjects, including rhythm, metre, forms, genres, pitch, scales, chords, harmony, notational systems, composition and analysis, performance practice, expression, computer applications, acoustics, and many more.

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms provides clear, succinct, definitions of a comprehensive range of the musical terms, in English and other European languages, that are likely to be encountered in Western : Alison Latham. Pronouncing Dictionary of Musical Terms, Giving the Meaning, Derivation, and Pronunciation in Phonetic Spelling of Italian, German, French, and Other Words; The Names with Date of Birth and Death and Nationality of the Leading Musicians of the Last.

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Very detailed drawings of orchestral and keyboard instruments, inside and out, with names of parts labeled. Languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Hungarian, Russian.

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