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Oxford junior companion to music

Scholes, Percy Alfred

Oxford junior companion to music

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Dictionaries, Juvenile.,
  • Music -- Bio-bibliography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Music -- Dictionaries.

  • About the Edition

    Includes over 3,000 alphabetically arranged definitions of music terms, examples of music, and biographical sketches of famous composers and musicians.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Percy A. Scholes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML100 .S372
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 435 p.
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5413109M
    LC Control Number73004334

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