Dictionary of American Classical Composers: 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Dictionary of American Classical Composers

2nd Edition

By Neil Butterworth

Routledge

552 pages | 224 B/W Illus.

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Description

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reviews

"Give(s) a weath of information… unique among current music reference sources… a worthwhile addition to any college or university library supporting a music program." -- RBB/Booklist

"Important addition to music reference collections… This is an authoritative, valuable dictionary…Essential." -- Choice

"The volume is a vital reference source, as it includes ready information such as biographical data, educational background, analysis of the composers' major works and typical style of composition, and much more. The Dictionary of American Classical Composers is highly recommended for inclusion in reference divisions of university and public libraries." -- American Reference Books Annual

About the Author

Author Neil Butterworth, a recognized composer, is past Chair of the Dept. of Music at Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He resides in Scotland.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUS000000
MUSIC / General
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REFERENCE / General