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The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Classical Music

ISBN 0517570947 / 9780517570944 / 0-517-57094-7

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This is the essential classical music reference book, packed with information to satisfy all classical music lovers. There are 300 illustrations plus 400 entries including opera, chamber music, & choral music. The book is well organized by subject making it easy to find information major works, great conductors, & leading opera singers. Contents: (main headings only) ? The orchestra ? The opera ? The composer ? Chamber music ? Musical instruments ? Choral & vocal music ? Medieval & Renaissance music ? Reading & using music ? Recorded music [via]