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Writing about Music [electronic resource] : a Style Sheet.

Holoman, D. Kern. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780520958814
  • ISBN: 0520958810
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (137 pages)
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Available through EBSCO
Appendix: Problem Words and Sample Style SheetWorks Cited.
Formatted Contents Note:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface to the Third Edition; Introduction: First Principles; 1 MUSIC TERMINOLOGY; Titles of Works; Major and Minor; Capitalization Schemes; Proper Names; Thematic Catalogs of Composers' Works; Pitch Names; Dynamics; Numbers; Other; 2 NARRATIVE TEXT; Getting Started; Numbers; Dates; Money; Punctuation; Lowercase and Uppercase; Foreign Languages; British English; Diacritics (Accents); Ligatures; Word Breaks; Abbreviations; Block Citations; References in Running Text; Roman and Italic; Other Typical House Rules; Format and Design; Finally ...
3 CITATIONS AND CREDITSArticles; Books; Digital Media; Sound; Short Titles; Review Heads; Abbreviations; Principles of Annotation; Sample Notes and Bibliography; 4 MUSICAL EXAMPLES; Lyrics; Scores and Parts; 5 TABLES AND ILLUSTRATIONS; Tables; Illustrations; 6 PROGRAMS, PROGRAM NOTES, AND CONCERT REVIEWS; Concerts; Operas; Texts and Translations; Rosters of Personnel; Program Notes, Liner Notes; The Concert Listing; Reviews; Finally ... ; 7 FILE PREPARATION AND CONTROL; 8 BEST PRACTICES FOR STUDENT WRITERS; Preliminaries; Typescript; Citations, Again; Vetting; Submission and Production; Beware.
Summary, etc.:
Where do you place the hyphen in ""Beethoven"" if it breaks between two lines? How do you cite John Coltrane's album A Love Supreme? Is it ""premiere"" or ""première""? The answers and much more can be found in this definitive resource for authors, students, editors, concert producers-anyone who deals with music in print. Extending the principles devised for the classical repertoires, this revised and expanded edition now includes examples from world music, rock, jazz, popular music, and cinema. This essential volume covers some of the thorniest issues of musical discourse: how to go ab.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Musical criticism > Authorship > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Music > Historiography > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Music > Historiography.
Musical criticism > Authorship.
ART > Performance.
ART > Reference.
MUSIC > Reference.
Music > Historiography.
Musical criticism > Authorship.
Genre: Electronic books.
Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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