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Bizet by Winton Dean

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.,
  • Composers -- France -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Winton Dean.
SeriesEncore music editions, Reprint of the 1948 ed. published by Dent, London, in series: The Master musicians. New series.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.B62 D35 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 262 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4748025M
ISBN 100883557355
LC Control Number78066893

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