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Early history of the organ.

Willi Apel

Early history of the organ.

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Published by The Medieval Academy of America in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organ (Musical instrument) -- History

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 191-216
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23372976M


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