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Musical thought in ancient Greece

Edward A. Lippman

Musical thought in ancient Greece

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Published by Da Capo in New York .
Written in English


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First published, New York : Columbia University Press, 1964.

StatementEdward A. Lippmann.
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Open LibraryOL14989956M
ISBN 100306706695


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