The New York Public Library Performing Arts Desk Reference
An invaluable guide to people, terms, and works in music, theatre, and dance. Current and comprehensive, it includes concise biographies of playwrights, composers, and dancers; synopses of major plays; descriptions of American popular music in the 20th century; information on dance on the stage and screen; listings of international music and dance festivals; and much, much more.
424 pages, illustrations, index, glossaries. Published by Macmillan USA, 1994.
Hardcover. $35.00. ISBN 0-671-79912-6.