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The universality of music

Robert Fink

The universality of music

a theory of the origin and development of music.

by Robert Fink

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Published by Greenwich Meridian Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- History and criticism.

  • About the Edition

    Later revised as The Origin of Music

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML160 .F485U5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination293 p.
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5446224M
    LC Control Number73124845

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