Music as a social force in America and the science of practice
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Music as a social force in America and the science of practice by Schauffler, Robert Haven

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Published by The Caxton Institute Inc. in New York .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

On cover: Caxton music series.

Statementby Robert Haven Schauffler and Sigmund Spaeth.
SeriesFundamentals of musical art,, v. 19
ContributionsSpaeth, Sigmund Gottfried, 1885-
LC ClassificationsMT6 .F9 vol. 19
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6713873M
LC Control Number28010105

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