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A dictionary of American composers

Neil Butterworth

A dictionary of American composers

by Neil Butterworth

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Music -- United States -- Bio-bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNeil Butterworth.
      SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 296
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML106.U3 B87 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 523 p. ;
      Number of Pages523
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3784531M
      ISBN 100824093119
      LC Control Number81043331

        The geographical scope of the book extends from Argentina to Mexico; chronologically, it includes composers from the Baroque period to the present (some of the composers who have a place in the dictionary are still in their twenties, e.g., Juan Pablo Simoniello, who was born in ). The Classical Net web site offers a comprehensive collection of information and news on classical music subjects including articles and CD reviews, composers and their music, the basic repertoire, recommended recordings and a CD buying guide. The site now features over files of information including thousands of CD, Book, Concert, DVD and Blu-ray reviews and .

      The Dictionary A-Z Composers by Country. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Now in its third edition, Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary provides a singular English-language resource for biographical information on hundreds of composers from Central and South America and the Hispanic Caribbean. Pages in category "American encyclopedias" The following 71 pages are in this category, out of 71 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

      By L. C. Harnsberger. Book. This Handy Guide functions as an easy-to-use historical-reference book, both educational and fun! It provides important information on composers, spanning from the middle ages to contemporary/pop. Every entry contains basic facts such as dates and historical periods of music as well as additional items of interest andCategory: Textbook-General. The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians. Along with the German-language Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, it is one of the largest reference works on western ally published under the title A Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and later as Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, it has gone Author: Multiple.


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The Dictionary of American Classical Composers covers over composers active from the 18th century to today. Covering all classical styles, it offers the most comprehensive overview of key composers in the United States available. Entries include basic biographical information and critical analysis of each composer's key works and : $ This second edition follows the first (called A Dictionary of American Composers and published by Garland) by 20 years and includes updated lists of works by the composers who are covered as well as entries that have been rewritten as appropriate.

Though aiming for an informative and readable tone, the Dictionary tends toward the drily pedantic Cited by: 3. Get this from a library. Dictionary of American classical composers.

[Neil Butterworth] -- "This Dictionary covers over composers active from the 18th century to today. Covering all classical styles, it offers the most comprehensive overview of key composers in the United States.

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About the Author. Author Neil Butterworth, a recognized composer, is past Chair of the Dept. of Music at Napier University in Edinburgh, resides in Scotland. From Booklist. This second edition follows the first (called A Dictionary of American Composers and published by Garland) by 20 years and includes updated lists of works by the composers who are covered Price Range: $ - $ The following is a chronological list (by year of birth) of American composers of classical music.

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Add to Wishlist. Publish your book with B&: $ composer definition: 1. a person who writes music 2. a person who writes music 3. a person who writes music. Learn more. American Composers American Music April Arts and Letters Award ballet band baritone bibliography Boston Symphony brass cantata cello chamber orchestra chestra Chicago choral chorus and orchestra clarinet Cleveland Orchestra College commissioned composer speaks conducting conductor Conservatory dance December electronic music ensemble Fantasy.

The Dictionary of American Classical Composers covers over composers active from the 18th century to today. Covering all classical styles, it offers the most comprehensive overview of key composers in the United States available.

Entries include basic biographical information and critical analysis of each composer's key works and : Taylor And Francis.

Now in its third edition, Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary provides a singular English-language resource for biographical information on hundreds of composers from Central and South America and the Hispanic Caribbean.

Painstakingly gathered from a wide variety of sources, the information updates and expands. Martha Furman Schleifer taught at Temple University and was senior editor of the Hildegard Publishing Co.

She coedited the first and second editions of Latin American Composers: A Biographical Dictionary along with Women Composers: Music Through the Ages (8 volumes) and Three Centuries of American Music (12 volumes).Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. The Dictionary of American Classical Composers is highly recommended for inclusion in reference divisions of university and public libraries.

– American Reference Books Annual, March, About the AuthorAuthor: Neil Butterworth. Britannica Book of Music. Benjamin Hadley, editor with Michael Steinberg & George Gelles. Doubleday/Britannica Books.

ISBN A dictionary and one volume biographical dictionary of composers, topics, and performers; no "works" list. Good all-around reference work for beginning classical music enthusiasts.

Examples of contemporary composers in a sentence, how to use it. 18 examples: A book of her interviews with many contemporary composers is in preparation.

Internet Archive BookReader Contemporary American composers: a biographical dictionary Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Get access now. Limited Book Preview. Preview: Contemporary American composers: a biographical dictionary.

Contemporary American composers: a biographical. Over 9, entriesThe Grove Dictionary of American Music, second edition is the largest, most comprehensive reference publication on American Music.

Twenty-five years ago, the four volumes of the first edition of the dictionary initiated a great expansion in American music scholarship. This second edition reflects the growth in scholarship the first edition n:   ASCAP biographical dictionary by American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers; Jaques Cattell Press.

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IN : American Composers A Biographical Dictionary (Book): Ewen, David. All CPL programming and room reservations are cancelled until further notice. About. Now in its third edition, Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary provides a singular English-language resource for biographical information on hundreds of composers from Central and South America and the Hispanic Caribbean.Vorspiel definition, an introductory movement to a musical work, especially a prelude or overture.

See more.There has been a great need for a dictionary or encyclopedia of only American composers, lyricists, musicians, singers, and teachers. Such a compilation does not exist now. Dictionaries presently on the market are worldwide in scope, primarily containing the names of Europeans, with very few Americans included.