Composer MCLEAN, EDWIN
Publisher FJH MUSIC COMPANY INC
A concise yet comprehensive reference guide for musicians - carefully researched and accessible. Many individual entries are cross-referenced to larger essay terms for increased contextual understanding. The dictionary features: handy reference charts, including an index of musical symbols, tempo indications, and a table of common words; the most complete, up-to-date dictionary reference for electronic music; a thorough guide to orchestral instruments; over 200 musical examples and illustrations; a listing of over 350 composers from the 14th century to the present; and more than 1,500 foreign terms with pronunciations.