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Cambridge Companions to Music

About The Cambridge Companions to Music Series

The Cambridge Companions to Music series provides clear and accessible information on various music topics written with the student, the performer, and the music lover in mind. Each volume provides a carefully structured series of specially-commissioned essays by leading authorities offering comprehensive coverage and indispensable reference material as well as absorbing reading matter.

As of July 2020, there are 78 music-related titles in the Cambridge Companions to Music series, covering topics including composers, musical instruments and instrumental ensembles, singing/vocal, and other music-related topics. A music “quick-list” of topics appears below.

 

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TOPICS:

Composers

Bach

Bartok

Beethoven

Berg

Berlioz

Brahms

Benjamin Britten

Bruckner

John Cage

Chopin

Debussy

Elgar

Duke Ellington

Gershwin

Gilbert and Sullivan

Handel

Haydn

Liszt

Mahler

Mendelssohn

Monteverdi

Mozart

Arvo Part

Ravel

Rossini

Schoenberg

Schubert

Schumann

Shostakovich

Sibelius

Richard Strauss

Stravinsky

Michael Tippett

Vaughan Williams

Verdi

Wagner

 

Musical Instruments/Instrumental Ensembles

Brass Instruments

Cello

Clarinet

Guitar

Harpsichord

Orchestra

Organ

Percussion

Piano

Saxophone

String Quartet

Symphony

Violin

 

Singing/Vocal

Choral Music

Eighteenth-Century Opera

Grand Opera

Lied

Musical (2nd edition and 3rd edition)

Opera Studies

Operetta

Singer-Songwriter

Singing

Twentieth-Century Opera

 

Other Music Topics

Ballet

Beatles

Blues and Gospel Music

Conducting

Concerto

Electronic Music

Eroica Sumphony

Film Music

French Music

Hip-Hop

Jazz

Jewish Music

Medieval Music

Music in Digital Culture

Pop and Rock

Recorded Music

Rolling Stones

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