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Music in Pacific Island cultures experiencing music, expressing culture by Brian Diettrich

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History and criticism,
  • Music

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBrian Diettrich, Jane Freeman Moulin, Michael Webb
SeriesGlobal music series
ContributionsMoulin, Jane Freeman, Webb, Michael Hugh
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3774 .D54 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24853838M
ISBN 109780199862542
LC Control Number2011020164

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