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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics,
  • Music -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-366) and index

StatementMichael Spitzer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3845 .S684 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 380 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17112017M
ISBN 100226769720
LC Control Number2003012634

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