A fascinating and historical collection, the 1911 edition of The Groves Dictionary of Music and Musicians
provides a closer perspective to the great composers of the 19th century. For example, the article on Debussy is a half column (he has “perpetrated things likely to offend musicians’ prejudices unnecessarily.”), Bruckner rates a column (“an inordinate leaning towards the manner of Wagner”), while Louis Spohr (“famous composer”) gets over seven pages plus a full-page portrait! Includes a helpful index for quick access to major articles. Once you start reading this, you won't be able to put it aside! 4400+ pages. 2 CD-ROMs
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