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A History of Music by John Frederick Rowbotham

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A History of Music
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Publisher: Trübner & co.

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From the table of contents: Prehistoric music; The music of the elder civilizations and the music of the Greeks; The decline of paganism and the dark ages; The middle ages, the Arabians, and troubadours. First published in 1885.

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