Sidelights on a century of music (1825-1924).
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Sidelights on a century of music (1825-1924). by Gervase Hughes

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Published by Macdonald & Co. in London .
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  • Music -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Composers.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 195-197.

LC ClassificationsML196 .H83
The Physical Object
Pagination[9], 204 p.
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4964520M
ISBN 100356028334
LC Control Number76454357

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