The world of twentieth-century music. by David Ewen

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Composers,
  • Composers -- Biography,
  • Music -- History and criticism -- 20th century,
  • Music -- Analysis, appreciation

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsML390 E87 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination989p.
Number of Pages989
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17500912M

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