Renaissance and baroque musical sources in the Americas
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Published by General Secretariat, Organization of American States in Washington .
Written in English


  • Music -- Bibliography.,
  • Music -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Stevenson.
GenreBibliography., Catalogs.
LC ClassificationsML136 .A1S8
The Physical Object
Pagination346, 73 p. of music.
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17752871M

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