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History of the modern music of western Europe.

Kiesewetter, Raphael Georg Edler von Wiesenbrunn

History of the modern music of western Europe.

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by Robert Müller. New introd. by Frank Harrison.
    SeriesDa Capo Press music reprint series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML160 .K4713 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, xii, 300, 39 p. of music.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5078451M
    ISBN 100306700891
    LC Control Number74140375


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