This 6-volume set of Baker's covers all musical genres, with entries written by a distinguished group of area specialists as well as the original articles of Nicolas Slonimsky. More than 15,000 biographies span the medieval ages to the present. This work continues the tradition of offering the most comprehensive and authoritative information on the musicians, along with interesting and insightful evaluations of their contributions to the musical world.
Baker's remains the most affordable, comprehensive and readable of all music reference works, providing everyone from the student to scholar a one-stop resource for all their music biographical needs.
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"This edition presents an enlargement, both physically and topically, of Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (8th ed. 1992. BJ203). Formerly the standard one-volume biographical dictionary for classical music, it now has been published in six volumes and has added popular music and jazz to its focus."
Price: US $1092.00