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Music in Jewish History and Culture (Detroit Monographs in Musicology) (Detroit Monographs in Musicology)

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Published by Harmonie Park Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious - Jewish,
  • Jews,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Ethnomusicology,
  • Reference,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9620346M
    ISBN 100899901336
    ISBN 109780899901336

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