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Slonimsky"s book of musical anecdotes

Nicolas Slonimsky

Slonimsky"s book of musical anecdotes

by Nicolas Slonimsky

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Anecdotes.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: A thing or two about music. New York : Allen, Towne & Heath, 1948. With new ill.

    Other titlesBook of musical anecdotes
    Statementby Nicolas Slonimsky ; illustrated by Robert Bonotto.
    GenreAnecdotes.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p. :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18725375M
    ISBN 100415939380

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