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Definitive Encyclopedias


Classical Music Encyclopedia

Fully updated, covering Western music from medieval times to the present day. Each era has an Introduction, A to Z of key composers, sections on Styles and Forms, and Instruments. Written by many of the world's leading experts in the field. Comprehensive, easy-to-use and highly informative an essential guide for readers of all levels.
ISBN: 9781783612833
Series: Definitive Encyclopedias
200,000 words - 15 illustrations - 496 pages - Hardback - Royal. Foiled jacket.
£20.00

Definitive Opera Encyclopedia

Updated, expanded and richly detailed this new, text version of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Opera examines the history and development of opera, from its roots in the theatrical choral dances of Ancient Greece, through the sublime compositions of Handel and Mozart and on to the groundbreaking works of Verdi, Wagner and beyond.
ISBN: 9781783619900
Series: Definitive Encyclopedias
180,000 words - 400 illustrations - 384 pages - Hardback - Royal. Foiled jacket.
£20.00