The Pimlico Dictionary Of 20th Century Composers

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: PIMLICO
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 1999
Edition: First Edition

Description: 554 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: The Pimlico Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Composers surveys the entire field of twentieth-century music in the classical Western tradition, for newcomers and experts alike. Including over 500 composers and discussing in depth the music of 350 of them, this dictionary is arranged by country, from Argentina and Austria to the Ukraine and the USA. Each country has an introduction to its twentieth-century music, followed by entries on individual composers and lists of recommended works.Those fresh to modern music can find helpful information and discover new composers. For the expert, the sheer scope of the guide will introduce many an unfamilar but interesting work. Written with passion and extensive knowledge of the variety of modern music, The Pimlico Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Composers gives us a comprehensive overview and will be invaluable as a reference book for generations to come.

ISBN: 9780712665681


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