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5 edition of handbook of American operatic premieres, 1731-1962. found in the catalog.

handbook of American operatic premieres, 1731-1962.

Mattfeld, Julius

handbook of American operatic premieres, 1731-1962.

by Mattfeld, Julius

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Published by Information Service] in [Detroit .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Operas -- First performances -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesDetroit studies in music bibliography,, no. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML128.O4 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination142 p.
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5929659M
      LC Control Number64055003

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