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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.

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  • Symphony orchestras -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Robert R. Craven.
ContributionsCraven, Robert R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML1211 .S95 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 521 p. ;
Number of Pages521
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3027198M
ISBN 100313240728
LC Control Number85007637

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