Blacks in classical music

a bibliographical guide to composers, performers, and ensembles by Gray, John

Publisher: Greenwood in New York, London

Written in English
Cover of: Blacks in classical music | Gray, John
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

Statementcompiled by John Gray.
SeriesMusic reference collection -- no.15
The Physical Object
Pagination(298)p. ;
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21265048M
ISBN 100313260567

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