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The Oxford History of Music.

John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

The Oxford History of Music.

by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby J.A. Fuller Maitland.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 362 p. :
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22583823M

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