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Our contemporary composers

John Tasker Howard

Our contemporary composers

American music in the twentieth century

by John Tasker Howard

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Published by Thomas Y. Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Composers -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican music in the twentieth century.
    StatementJohn Tasker Howard ; with the assistance of Arthur Mendel.
    ContributionsMendel, Arthur, 1905-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 447 p. :
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13541727M
    OCLC/WorldCa7590003

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