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The Hal Leonard Pocket Music Dictionary

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations Used
Pronunciation Guide
Short Vowels
Long Vowels
Other Vowel Sounds
Consonants
Key to Entries
Dictionary of Terms
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Q
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Dictionary of Composers and Lyricists
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B
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Time Line of Major Composers
Dictionary of Named and Nicknamed Compositions
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C
D
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F
G
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Reference Charts
Accents And Articulation Marks
Chord Symbols
Circle Of Fifths
Dynamic Signs And Symbols
Guitar Tablature Notation Guide
Miscellaneous Symbols
Ornaments
Performance Indications
Repeat Signs And Symbols
Scale Chart:
Tempo Terms

Here's the most contemporary music dictionary on the market! Conveniently divided into three main sections: The Dictionary of Music Terms defines over 2,000 music terms concisely, including notation and theory terms, instruments and terms used in pop music, electronic music and the music business; The Dictionary of Musicians provides more than 400 capsule biographies of composers and other musicians; and Reference Charts give instant, at-a-glance summaries of the essentials of music, encompassing instrumental and vocal ranges, notation signs and symbols, and scales, modes and key signatures.

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Richard Venneman
Submitted 4 months ago

A great reference.

Taught me about facts and knowledge I didn’t know I didn’t know. Great for explanations of tempo. A super guide.

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The Hal Leonard Pocket Music Dictionary is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from A great reference. Taught me about facts and knowledge I didn’t know I didn’t know. Great for explanations of tempo. A super guide.
Date published: 2019-12-20
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