New Penguin Dictionary of Music (Paul Griffiths)

    New Penguin Dictionary of Music (Paul Griffiths)

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    The New Penguin Dictionary of Music is the essential A-Z of some 1,000 years of Western music. 

    • A pleasurable read

    • An invaluable and authoritative reference book for all music lovers

    • Explores in detail the lives and achievements of a huge range of composers

    • Examines such key topics as music history, performers, theory, and jargon.

    • Written by an award-winning music critic and blending scholarship with personal insight and opinion

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    New Penguin Dictionary of Music (Paul Griffiths)

    The New Penguin Dictionary of Music is the essential A-Z of some 1,000 years of Western music. It explores in detail the lives and achievements of a huge range of composers and examines such key topics as music history (from medieval plainchant to contemporary minimalism), performers, theory, and jargon. Written by an award-winning music critic and blending scholarship with personal insight and opinion, this dictionary is a pleasurable read and an invaluable and authoritative reference book for all music lovers, whether amateur or professional.

    Paul Griffiths, former chief music critic of the New Yorker and a regular contributor to the New York Times, has been writing about music professionally for over thirty years and is a recipient of the Commonwealth Writers Prize.

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