Toward American music

a study of the life and music of Arthur George Farwell.
  • 331 Pages
  • 3.24 MB
  • English
by , [Rochester, N.Y.]
Farwell, Arthur Georg, --
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 331 leaves.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18841216M

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