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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Copland, Aaron, 1900-

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Edition Notes

Appendix (p. [97]-116): I. List of works.--II. List of records.--III. Articles and books by Aaron Copland.--IV. Selected bibliography of articles on and references to Aaron Copland.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.C756 B4
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 120 p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6135681M
LC Control Number53009183
OCLC/WorldCa863495

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