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The critical composer

the musical writings of Berlioz, Wagner, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, and others

by Irving Kolodin

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Published by Howell, Soskin & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical criticism,
  • Music -- History and criticism -- Modern

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Irving Kolodin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML90.K65 C7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 275 p.
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6401732M
    LC Control Number40010140
    OCLC/WorldCa881527

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