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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Illus. on lining papers.

Statementedited by Gervase Hughes and Herbert Van Thal.
ContributionsVan Thal, Herbert Maurice, 1904- joint comp.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML55 .H83
The Physical Object
Pagination3-533 p.;
Number of Pages533
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5278356M
ISBN 100413279200
LC Control Number71873874
OCLC/WorldCa246822

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