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Music in Words - A Guide to Researching and Writing about Music


Our Description

Many books are written about performing, composing and analysing music, but very few on how to research it and write about it. Music in Words does just that. Trevor Herbert addresses all the issues that anyone, from students to professional musicians, may be confronted with when undertaking a writing task, whether it be a programme note or a thesis. This clearly thought-out book is a guide and a reference manual in one: the first part is a 'how-to' section, including an introduction to the strategic use of the Internet; the second, a compendium of information for quick reference. Its straightforward approach will make it a much-needed support for those who have little or no experience of writing about music, while being equally useful as a reference tool for more experienced writers.

Item Details

Category: Music Reference Books
Publisher: ABRSM Publishing
Publisher's reference: 9781860962363
Our Stock Code: 1005974
Media Type: Paperback (224 pages [score])