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Penguin companion to classical music

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Published by Penguin Books in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Dictionaries.,
  • Music -- Bio-bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPaul Griffiths.
    GenreDictionaries., Bio-bibliography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML100 .G84 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 896 p. ;
    Number of Pages896
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3464117M
    ISBN 100141009241
    LC Control Number2005432755


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