The octave designation system used in The Horn Call is the one preferred by The New Harvard Dictionary of Music
, edited by Don Randel (1986):
This fourth edition is the second edited by Don Randal, the first entitled The New Harvard Dictionary of Music
published in 1986.
1981) The Dictionary of Composers and Their Music, by Eric Gilder (Crescent Books, 1993) The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, edited by Stanley Sadie (Macmillan, second edition, 2001) Harper's Dictionary of Music, by Christine Ammer (HarperCollins, 1979) * Harvard Dictionary of Music, by Willi Apel (Belknap Press, second edition, 1969) Also: The New Harvard Dictionary of Music
, edited by Don Michael Randel (Belknap Press, 1986) The New International Dictionary of Music, by Philip D.
The New Harvard Dictionary of Music
states that the word concerto comes from the Italian concertare, to join together, and that it is related to the Latin concertare, which means to fight or contend.
It was also one of many "new" music reference works from other publishers, for example, The New Oxford Companion to Music (1983), The New Harvard Dictionary of Music
(1986), and The New Country Music Encyclopedia (1993).