The Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

• Entries include etymologies, and are fully cross-referenced • Some terms are illustrated with music examples or tables • Index of composers, with dates • Covers all the terms required in the SMAB musical theory exams.

The Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

Author: Alison Latham

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198606987

Page: 205

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This comprehensive one-volume dictionary covers all the musical terms in English and other European languages generally used in Western music. With over 2,500 A-Z entries, this ideal reference book provides clear, succinct definitions across a broad range of subjects, including rhythm, metre, scales, harmony and counterpoint, notational systems, and many more. An indispensable reference for students and teachers of music.

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