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Victorian popular music.

  • 240 Pages
  • 4.52 MB
  • English
David and Charles , Newton Abbot
Popular music -- England -- To 1901 -- History and crit



LC ClassificationsML286.4 .P4
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5455568M
ISBN 100715356895
LC Control Number73157813

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