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Published by Ronald Press Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music theory

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 272-273.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsMT6.B899 B4
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 278 p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5945584M
LC Control Number65017088

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