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This thorough revision of a classic handbook is designed primarily as a guide for students writing papers or theses on musical subjects, but is useful for anyone writing about music for publication. It deals with the mechanics of scholarly writing, citation and documentation, as well as the nuts and bolts of punctuation and abbreviation. But it is also a sensible guide to good writing. In this edition, Mark A. Radice has taken into account all the technological changes that have transformed writing and publishing while preserving Irvine's voice. He has also added a new section on incorporating music examples in a written text.

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A thorough revision of a classic handbook designed primarily as a guide for students writing papers or theses on musical subjects, but useful for anyone writing for publication about music. It deals with the mechanics of scholarly writing, citation, and documentation, as well as the nuts and bolts of punctuation and abbreviation. But it is also a sensible guide to good writing. Irvine presents "rules, " conveniently numbered, which he light-heartedly suggests might be taken "as one-a-day capsules"; in fact, his pithy recommendations have something of the elegance of Strunk and White's Elements of Style, albeit with a musical focus.

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ISBN:
9781574670493
Revised:
Radice, Mark A.
Other:
Radice, Mark A.
Revised by:
Radice, Mark A.
Revised:
Radice, Mark A.
Author:
Irvine, Demar
Publisher:
Amadeus Press
Location:
Portland, OR :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Academic
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
Instruction and study
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Academic writing
Subject:
Musicology
Subject:
Reference-Student Writing Guides
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Edition Number:
3
Large Print:
Y
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
8.96x6.12x.75 in. 1.09 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A thorough revision of a classic handbook designed primarily as a guide for students writing papers or theses on musical subjects, but useful for anyone writing for publication about music. It deals with the mechanics of scholarly writing, citation, and documentation, as well as the nuts and bolts of punctuation and abbreviation. But it is also a sensible guide to good writing. Irvine presents "rules, " conveniently numbered, which he light-heartedly suggests might be taken "as one-a-day capsules"; in fact, his pithy recommendations have something of the elegance of Strunk and White's Elements of Style, albeit with a musical focus.
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