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Five Centuries Of Keyboard Music

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Five Centuries Of Keyboard Music
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Publisher: Dover Publications
ISBN/ASIN: 048622855X
ISBN-13: 9780486228556
Number of pages: 463

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John Gillespie has written an invaluable resource for anyone interested in solo keyboard music. There are brief biographies of the most important composers, and the author's recommendations of each composer's best solo keyboard works. Gillespie also mentions minor composers, and summarizes the "mood" of each musical period.

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