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  • Author:
    Ian Crofton
  • ISBN:
    0028706218
  • ISBN13:
    978-0028706214
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  • Publisher:
    Schirmer Trade Books (August 1, 1989)
  • Pages:
    223 pages
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    Encyclopedias & Subject Guides
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A Dictionary of Musical Quotations Paperback – 1989. by Ian Crofton (Author), Donald Fraser (Author). This is a superb book listing many known as well as obscure quotations of, to, and about musicians.

A Dictionary of Musical Quotations Paperback – 1989. It is well indexed by both musicians and subjects.

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Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is. .Written in an engaging manner with many entries enlivened by quotations from artists and critics, this dictionary is a pleasure to browse.

Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is more wide-ranging than any comparable reference work. It contains over 2,500 clear and concise entries on styles and movements, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries. It also includes biographical entries for artists, critics, collectors, dealers, and patrons, with places and full dates of birth and death (in many instances correcting misinformation that has found its way into other sources).

Previous Books Include Brewer's Dictionary Of Curious Titles; Brewer's Britain And Ireland (With John Ayto); Brewer's Cabinet Of Curiosities And A Dictionary Of Art Quotations.

BY JOHN AYTO, Brewer's dictionary of modern phrase & fable, A dictionary of musical quotations, The Guinness Encyclopedia, A Dictionary of art quotations, Brewer's .

BY JOHN AYTO, Brewer's dictionary of modern phrase & fable, A dictionary of musical quotations, The Guinness Encyclopedia, A Dictionary of art quotations, Brewer's Curious Titles, Atoms and Elements (The Young Oxford Library of Science).

He has also contributed to many other reference books, including the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects and the Grove Dictionary of Art, and he is one of the principal consultants for the Oxford Children's Encyclopedia. John Glaves-Smith has 25 years of experience as a lecturer in the history and theory of modern art at Staffordshire University and Rochdale College of Art. He has contributed to Art Monthly and Artscribe.

The book begins with a preface explaining the term "quotation". The dictionary has been compiled from extensive evidence of the quotations that are actually used in the way they have been listed

Gathers quotations about individual artists, art movements, architecture, critical terms, and art history