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The world encyclopedia of musical intruments

a complete history of music-making and the orchestra

by Max Wade-Matthews

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Published by Lorenz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical instruments,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMax Wade-Matthews ; with consultant William Mival
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML460 .W23 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 pages :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26651395M
    ISBN 100754819787
    ISBN 109780754819783
    OCLC/WorldCa269434640

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