short history of Spanish music. by Ann Livermore

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Published by Duckworth in London .

Written in English

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  • Music -- Spain -- History and criticism.

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Bibliography: p. 254-255.

Book details

LC ClassificationsML315 .L6 1972b
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 262, [8] p.
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5342449M
ISBN 100715606344
LC Control Number72196469

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