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An Illustrated guide to composers of classical music

An Illustrated guide to composers of classical music

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Published by Arco in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[editorial consultant, Peter Gammond].
    ContributionsGammond, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML390 .I28 1980b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3788851M
    ISBN 100668053151
    LC Control Number81066318
    OCLC/WorldCa7534039


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