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Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary presents expanded and updated coverage of its topic with an aim to be comprehensive. The authors have conducted exhaustive research to fill in gaps and correct minor errors in the first edition, adding young composers and documenting deaths since 1996, when the first edition appeared. Hundreds of composers are represented in this volume, which presents biographical data, including dates of birth and death, personal information about composers' background and training, and a selective listing of each composer's works. Sources for further study are noted within each entry. An index of composers by country rounds out this work.
Miguel Ficher is President of the Mary Louise Curtis branch of the Settlement Music School and a member of the Musical Fund Society, Philadelphia. Martha Furman Schleifer is Senior Editor of Hildegard Publishing Co. and a member of the music history faculty at Temple University, Pennsylvania. John M. Furman is a member of the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface to the first edition Chapter 3 Preface to the second edition Chapter 4 Acknowledgments Chapter 5 Guidelines for Use Chapter 6 General Abbreviations Chapter 7 Sources Chapter 8 The Dictionary A-Z Chapter 9 Composers by Country Chapter 10 Additional Bibliography Chapter 11 About the Editors
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