Our American music

three hundred years of it
  • 713 Pages
  • 3.90 MB
  • English
Thomas Y. Crowell , New York
Music -- United States -- History and crit


United S

Statementby John Tasker Howard.
LC ClassificationsML200 .H8
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 713 p. [57] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6764214M
LC Control Number31026698

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