A concise yet comprehensive reference guide for musicians, The FJH Classic Music Dictionary is both an accessible and a carefully researched volume. Many individual entries are cross-referenced to larger essay terms for increased contextual understanding. Features include handy reference charts (musical symbols, tempo indications, table of common chords); electronic music terms; a thorough guide to orchestral instruments (ranges, descriptions, illustrations, foreign names); over 200 musical examples and illustrations; over 350 composer listings from 1300-present; and over 1,500 foreign terms with pronunciations. This is a complete, up-to-date dictionary reference! 158 pages.