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The Hutchinson
Encyclopedia of Music
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Everyman Dictionary of Music

The most comprehensive, revised, expanded and updated music encyclopedia from the authoritative resource, Everyman Dictionary of Music. This CD-ROM features performers from all periods; early music, opera related material, summaries of stage and concert works, entries on women composers and performers, sound clips, illustrations, quotes, quiz, timeline, lists of operatic roles and a complete music chronology. Other features include:

A-Z Entries - 11,000 fully indexed entries with 1,000s of hyperlinks. 200 photos, 300 sound illustrations, 3,000 opera and musical terms, 400 quotations and 150 orchestral recordings.

Topics - Solo works, chamber music, orchestral, opera, sacred, composer and musician biographies, musical terms and translations, instrument families and musical types.

Music Timeline - Chronology of over 2,500 music landmarks with extensive coverage of 20th century developments and performers.

Music Quiz - Choice of topics, time-limit option, multiple choice questions and a picture quiz.

Browse - Displays random musical information and sound clips. Click on feature goes direct to relevant entries and multimedia links.

Personal Choice, Recommended works, List of 100 Best-Known Operas and Discography are also included.

On CD-ROM, the 11,000 entries include 1,800 on early music, 3,000 operas, and 4,000 twentieth-century personalities, enhanced by links to photographs, musical instrument sounds, orchestral clips, and recorded music staves.

Other features include the timeline, which puts musical events into context, the quiz feature, to test your knowledge, and recommended listening lists with suggested recordings.

Originally published as the authoritative Everyman Dictionary of Music, the core text has been comprehensively revised to add breadth, depth, an additional 1,500 entries, and a host of new features.

  • 11,000 entries
  • 200 photographs
  • over 500 music clips
  • timeline
  • quiz
  • recommended listening lists
  • suggested recordings
  • extended opera plots
  • biographies
  • over 400 musical quotations
  • famous musicians' favorite pieces
  • musical illustrations
  • hypertext links

Requirements: 486 (or better) processor, 8 Mbytes RAM, 8 Mbytes hard disk space, double-speed (or better) CD-ROM, SVGA graphics with 256 colors, Windows 3.1, Windows NT, or Windows 95.




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