Index of the Biographical Encyclopedia

Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart
Index of the Biographical Encyclopedia

Cloth with dust cover, German text
A joint publication by Bärenreiter and J. B. Metzler
ISBN 978-3-7618-1138-2
GBR 1138

The entire Biographical Encyclopedia of the MGG is now accessible through a 100,000 key word index. This index volume comprises all the important names and subjects which can be found in the 18,000 MGG biographical articles. It systematically indexes all biographical references, now making it easy to locate names not given a separate entry.

With this volume, the user has the possibility to research the entire pool of knowledge contained in the MGG beyond the alphabetical listings. It is indispensable for a focused and extensive search by name or subject.

The volume contains separate indices for biographical groups, including composers, choreographers, librettists, teachers, rulers and art patrons.

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Supplement

Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart
Supplement Volume

Cloth with dust cover, German text
A joint publication by Bärenreiter and J. B. Metzler
ISBN 978-3-7618-1139-9
GBR 1139

The Supplement Volume adds 800 new biographical and subject entries to the MGG‘s rich array of material. Special attention has been given to entries on contemporary artists and new concepts as well as more substantial articles on the history of genres. Only with the supplement will your knowledge of music be completely up-to-date. The volume contains:

  • biographical entries, including instrument makers, writers on music, performers, conductors, contemporary composers, rock and pop musicians as well as jazz musicians

  • entries on topics of recent interest to musicologists, including gender studies, Sound Art, New Simplicity, regional research, Klezmer and World Music

  • entries on the history of genres, including opera, revue and Chinese music theatre

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