Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century

The Encyclopedia of tune within the twentieth Century is an alphabetically prepared encyclopedia of all facets of song in a number of elements of the area through the twentieth century. It covers the most important musical styles--concert track, jazz, pop, rock, etc., and such key genres as opera, orchestral track, be-bop, blues, kingdom, and so on. Articles on contributors supply biographical info on their existence and works, and discover the contribution every one has made within the field.

Illustrated and entirely cross-referenced, the Encyclopedia of tune within the twentieth Century additionally presents prompt Listening and extra interpreting details. a very good first element of reference for college kids, librarians, and song scholars--as good as for the overall reader.

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Great Men of American Popular Song (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1972); Schurz, Susan Polis, ed. Wbat the World Needs Now Is Love (Boulder, co: Blue Mountain Press, 1979). ;; ! 1 ~ s Burt Bacharach is the most successful and enduring composer ofpopular songs in the post-war era. SUGGESTED LIS T ENING Burt Bacharach ; Burt Bacharach's Greatest Hits ; Living Together; Make It Easy on Yourse/j; Reach Out. BAEZ JOAN BAEZ J oan Baez was one of the finest and most popular singers during the American folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s.

Glass's own work was deeply informed by Indian music and their ballet was marked by the precise, geometric movements of Jiasingh's choreography and by Glass's stately ostinato patterning. Richard Trombley SEE AL';O: DANCE MUSIC; FILM MUSICALS; JAZZ; MUSICALS. FURT HE R READING Clarke, M. , and C. Crisp. Ballet: An Illustrated Hist01)1 (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1992); Cunningham, Merce. Changes: Notes on Choreography (New York: Something Else Press, 1968); MacDonagh , Don. 71Je Complete Guide to Modem Dal1ce(New York: Doubleday, 1976); Pischl, A.

Ashkenazy: (formerly Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra). Beyond Frontiers (London: Hamilton, 1985). After years of a demanding piano concert schedule, Ashkenazy took a break in the 1980s, and only SUGG E S T ED L I ST E N I NG resumed occasional piano performances in the 1990s. As conductor: Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 and 7; He maintains an active recording career, both as a Sibelius: Complete Symphonies; pianist and conductor. Mussorgsky-Ashkenazy: Pictures at an Exhibition. Ashkenazy is acclaimed by critics as the preAs pianist: Beethoven: Piano Concertos; Chopin: eminent Russian pianist of his generation, who Ballades and Nocturnes; Scriabin: Sonatas for Piano.

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