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National music and other essays by Ralph Vaughan Williams

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music -- History and criticism.,
  • Nationalism in music.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRalph Vaughan Williams.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML60 .V288 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 312 p. :
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2734263M
ISBN 100192840169
LC Control Number86028560

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