Oxford Dictionary of Music (6th Edition, 2013)
Now available in paperback and with over 10,000 entries, the Oxford Dictionary of Music (previously the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music) offers broad coverage of a wide range of musical categories spanning many eras, including composers, librettists, singers, orchestras, important ballets and operas, and musical instruments and their history.
The Oxford Dictionary of Music is the most up-to-date and accessible dictionary of musical terms available and an essential point of reference for music students, teachers, lecturers, professional musicians, as well as music enthusiasts.
Contains over 10,000 entries providing broad coverage of musical terms from many periods of history
Thoroughly revised and updated with many entries expanded for the new edition
Over 250 new entries covering popular music, ethnomusicology, modern and contemporary composers, music analysis, and recording technology
Includes 100 entry-level web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website
Now contains two useful appendices: a list of French, German, and Italian musical terms and their English translations, as well as an abbreviations list for letters commonly used in musical scores and musical writing