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Musicians and Composers of the 20th Century
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Musicians and Composers of the 20th Century (Hardback)

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Scope and coverage: Each individual is musically classified in one or more categories, including Arrangers (Burt Bacharach, Marvin Hamlisch), Bandleaders (Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller), Hip-Hop Musicians (LL Cool J, Tupac Shakur), Jazz Musicians (Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie), Rock Musicians (Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix), and World Musicians (Bobby McFerrin, Tito Puente). Organization and format: Every essay contains ready-reference top matter, followed by a brief paragraph explaining the individual's significance. 'The Life' is a biographical account of the musician. 'The Music' provides analytical commentary on the musician's work, and 'Musical Legacy' describes the musician's influence on styles and genres. Special features: Volume 5 contains a General Bibliography, a list of Electronic Resources, a Glossary, Chronological list of musicians by birth year, and four indexes. At a glance: This title contains 5 Volumes; 1,800 Pages; 608 Essays (614 musicians); Pronunciation Guides; 'See Also' Cross-References; General Bibliography; Glossary; Chronological List of Musicians; Electronic Resources; Category Index; Geographical Index; Personages Index; Personages and Groups Index; and Works Index.

Music & DanceMusic BooksMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresIndividual composers & musicians, specific bands & groupsReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference worksDictionaries of biography & Who's Who Publisher: Salem Press Inc Publication Date: 15/09/2009 ISBN-13: 9781587655128  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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