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Published by Lund Humphries Publishers .
Written in English


  • Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600),
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Genres & Styles - Classical,
  • 500-1400,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsTerence Bailey (Editor), Alma Santosuosso (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages437
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7991194M
ISBN 100754652394
ISBN 109780754652397

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