3 edition of Bakers Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||October 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 105 p. :|
|Number of Pages||54|
nodata File Size: 10MB.
A letter to William Wilberforce on the proposed abolition of the slave trade, at present under the consideration of Parliament
While this volume is presently out of print, it can be had on the used market relatively affordably. Music Reference and Research Materials, 5th edition ML113. D83 1997 - Known simply as "Duckles," after the compiler of the first five editions, this source is an annotated bibliography of books about music.
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians could be used like a "Who's Who" if the musical world. The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music — Europe, Vol. For a start, Baker's includes many names not easily found elsewhere Michael Bach, Sigmund Bachrich, Dinu Badescu, Martin Bernheimer, to take examples from just a few pages of one volume. Contains an alphabetical collection of entries that each profile a major group and band from the past 60 years• An Introdiction to the language of music.
The Baker's Dictionary covers all the bases: composers, conductors, musical instruments and paraphernalia, musical terminology, music history, music theory, musical science, and generous sprinklings of notable performers from not only the classical realm, but folk, blues, jazz, broadway, rock and pop music.
A key to the abbreviations of all 60 names is found in the front matter. And what reader won't want to check Baker's for its unique fascination with the ways in which musicians met their deaths?
Nonmusicians in particular will delight in Baker's, largely because of Slonimsky's light-hearted spirit.
History of its publishers [ ] , publisher of Baker's since the first edition, was sold to in 1969.