The Rough Guide to Classical Music by Joe Staines

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Published by Rough Guides .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830),
  • Reference works,
  • History and criticism,
  • Discographies,
  • Modern Music,
  • Music,
  • Genres & Styles - Classical,
  • Reference,
  • Music / General,
  • Composers,
  • Biography,
  • Dictionaries

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages505
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9003488M
ISBN 101858282578
ISBN 109781858282572

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I'm not sure what they mean by that since the contents are virtually the same as the third edition/5(11). rows  Founded inthe Music Rough Guide sublabel is produced by World Music.

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