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The origin of music

a theory of the universal development of music

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Published by Greenwich Publishers in Saskatoon, Sask .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Origin.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Fink ; illustrated by the author except as noted.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3800 .F445 1981
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination293 p.
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3926099M
    LC Control Number81670095


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