Oxford Dictionary of Music for iOS

Oxford Dictionary of Music for iOS

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Academic Users

The Oxford Dictionary of Music is targeted toward music lovers and performers, both amateur and professional, with an unrivaled collection of entries — 12,500 in all. Covering musical subjects of all kinds, you'll find are entries on composers, performers, conductors, musical terms and forms, instruments, works, venues, and a host of other topics.
 
Containing 5,000 entries on composers - most of which include up-to-date worklists - entries also cover individual works, including operas and ballets, orchestras and companies from around the world, famous opera houses, concert-halls, and musical festivals. Musical terms and styles, as well as forms ranging from operatic, vocal, and film scores, to song cycles, chamber, hymns, barbershop, and oratorios are covered, as are general themes such as musicology, acoustics, and absolute pitch. Entries also include a wide range of musical instruments, from the familiar - strings, wind, and brass - to the less familiar - aeolian harp, bamboula and sackbut.
 
Also includes advanced search tools and features that have become the staple of quality Oxford reference apps from MobiSystems.
 

A SEARCH TOOL

Featuring search autocomplete to help you find terms quickly by displaying predictions in line with what you're typing. You also get enhanced search extras including:
  • A quick search of terms while you type.
  • A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a term.
  • A 'keyword' search for finding key words within compound phrases.
  • A wild card search function ('*' or '?') which can replace a letter or entire parts of a term.
  • Download reference definitions locally for offline access.

A LEARNING TOOL

Including a number of features that help you further enhance your knowledge of the subject:
  • A 'Favorites' feature to memorize terms from the extensive library, including cross-curriculum terms.
  • History list to help you easily review looked-up terms.
  • See terms in context with examples.
  • 'Term-of-the-day' feature with dedicated homescreen widget.
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