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Collected essays on modern and classical music

George Edwards

Collected essays on modern and classical music

by George Edwards

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGeorge Edwards.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML60 .E27 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19326548M
    ISBN 100810862034
    ISBN 109780810862036
    LC Control Number2008017860

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OCLC Number: Description: 4 preliminary leaves,[1] pages: illustrations (music) ; 23 cm: Contents: Some tendencies in modern musicSome aspects of modern musicWilliam Byrd, A Croatian composer [Haydn]--BeethovenBrahms and the classical traditionSir Hubert ParryMusic and dramaChurch musicThe place of beauty in worshipA comparison of poetry and.

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