The most comprehensive music dictionary on the market. Features over 2,000 music terms, biographies of over 450 composers and convenient music reference charts. The most comprehensive music dictionary on the market. Conveniently divided into three main sections. The Dictionary of Music Terms - defines over 2,000 music terms concisely, containing notation and theory terms, instruments and terms used in pop music, electronic music and the music business. The Dictionary of Musicians provides more than 400 capsule biographies of composers and other musicians. Reference charts gives instant, at a glance summaries of the essentials of music, encompassing instumental and vocal ranges, notation signs and symbols and scales, modes and key signatures.