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The Penguin companion to classical music

Griffiths, Paul

The Penguin companion to classical music

by Griffiths, Paul

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Published by Penguin Group in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCompanion to classical music
    StatementPaul Griffiths
    GenreDictionaries, Bio-bibliography
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 896 p. ;
    Number of Pages896
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15533515M
    ISBN 100140515593
    OCLC/WorldCa61504797

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