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Harvard Dictionary of Music

Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged

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HARDCOVER

$71.50 • £57.95 • €64.50

ISBN 9780674375017

Publication Date: 08/06/1969

Academic Trade

958 pages

117 halftones, 1 map, 1 table, musical illustrations throughout text

Belknap Press

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Excellent before, the Harvard Dictionary is better now, and remains the ideal piano-top reference for every musician, whether dilettante, serious amateur or working professional…informative and reliable…holds its place at the top of its one-volume class.The New York Times

Easily the best one-volume reference source of its kind.The Los Angeles Times

[A] highly satisfying book of musical knowledge, in which basic definitions are given with fine intellectual integrity, and musical facts are carefully separated from plausible deductions or theories.The Christian Science Monitor

Authoritative in its scholarship, comprehensive in its coverage, and commendably concise in its style…a treasurehouse of musical knowledge which should be an integral part of every music library.Saturday Review Syndicate

The music book of the year.Library Journal

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