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Documents of ancient Greek music the extant melodies and fragments by Egert PoМ€hlmann

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Music, Greek and Roman

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [200]-207) and indexes.

Statementedited and transcribed with commentary by Egert Pöhlmann and Martin L. West.
ContributionsWest, M. L. 1937-
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17601347M
ISBN 10019815223X

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