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Baker"s biographical dictionary of musicians. by Nicolas Slonimsky

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Published by Schirmer Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries

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Edition Notes

GenreBio-bibliography, Dictionaries.
ContributionsSlonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-, Kuhn, Laura Diane., Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML105 .B16 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination6 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15499619M
ISBN 100028655257, 0028655265, 0028655273, 0028655281, 002865529X, 0028655303, 0028655710
LC Control Number00046375
OCLC/WorldCa44972043

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Feb 27,  · Like the complete ed., this dictionary includes jazz musicians. One of the best features of this book is that it not only has the biographical article, but has the composer's works divided up into the various types of composition, such as piano music, giving both titles and dates of compositon.5/5(1). Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Containing more than 15, biographies /5. LibraryThing Review User Review - Jamie - LibraryThing. This is the essential reference for classical musicians. Slonimsky's quirky humor permeates the book. A good example can found on page xvii (the preface to the 6th edition, which for some reason is 5/5(3). Get this from a library! Baker's biographical dictionary of twentieth-century classical musicians. [Nicolas Slonimsky; Laura Diane Kuhn; Dennis McIntire] -- This new edition (last, ) includes entries on some musicians who were not included in the eighth edition (such as violin virtuoso Sarah Chang) and updates many others (such as composer John.

To say that this is just a dictionary would be like saying that the sun is dull. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians could be used like a "Who's Who" if the musical world. While the Harvard Dictionary of Music is the reigning authority, written differently from Bakers, which is easier to follow. Get this from a library! Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians.. [Nicolas Slonimsky; Laura Diane Kuhn;] -- "Nicolas Slonimsky's venerable single-volume reference is now a six-volume set, with better page layout and typeface, and a subject range outside its traditional concentration on classical music. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 4th edition, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 5th edition, (revised by Nicolas Slonimsky) Extra Information Beginning with the third edition () the book was renamed Baker's Biographical Dictionary of grupo-operativo-gei-porcino.comer: Baker, Theodore. baker s biographical dictionary of musicians Download baker s biographical dictionary of musicians or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get baker s biographical dictionary of musicians book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

of Musical Terms () and Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (), the work for which he is best known. This last volume included the names of many musicians never previously mentioned in musical reference works. A second edition was published in , and the dictionary underwent. The two volumes follow the expansion of Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians and offer approximately one-page profiles of bands and individual artists working in all popular musical genres—from electronica and hip hop to heavy metal, country, and world music. Entries for bands list members and cite where and when the band was formed, genre, and best-selling album since Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians: Centennial Edition - buy this book online. Editor: Slonimsky, N. Published by Schirmer. Dec 22,  · Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians: Centennial and the best of Slonimsky's introductions to previous editions are reprinted in Volume 1. [The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2d ed., will be reviewed in LJ 3/15/01; a review of the online edition will appear in a future Database&Disc column.-Ed.]-James E. Perone, Mount Price: $