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Musical Life in Poland by Rappoport-Gelfa

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


  • Ethnomusicology,
  • Music Of The 20th Century,
  • Music,
  • Poland,
  • 20th century,
  • 20th century music,
  • Folk music,
  • Music / General,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • History and criticism

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Edition Notes

SeriesMusicology Series
The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9005749M
ISBN 102881243193
ISBN 109782881243196

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