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A year with American composers sketches and programs of music suited to the months of the year by Edward G. Mead

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Published by House Publication in [Oxford? Ohio] .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Music -- United States -- Bibliography

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Statementby Edward G. and Janet C. Mead.
ContributionsMead, Janet Cutler.
LC ClassificationsML200 .M4
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p.
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6176845M
LC Control Number55008493

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