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Classical composers

  • 208 Pages
  • 4.14 MB
  • English
CLB Pub. , Surrey [England]
Composers, Biog
Statementconsultant and principal author, Peter Gammond
LC ClassificationsML390 .G153 1995x
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24981955M
ISBN 101858334144
ISBN 139781858334141

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