Music in American life
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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English


  • Music -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementwith a foreword by Edward N. Waters.
SeriesA midland book, Midland book -- MB37.
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. ;
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13570016M

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