A Complete History of Music
by W. J. Baltzell
Publisher: Theodore Presser co 1908
Number of pages: 576
Emphasis has been laid on the work of the men who developed music, on the influences which shaped their careers and the permanent value of their contributions to music. Reference is made to representative compositions by classical and modern composers...
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