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Schumann The Inner Voices of a Musical Genius

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Published by Northeastern University Press .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Music / General,
  • Schumann, Robert,
  • Music,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8359937M
ISBN 10093035057X
ISBN 109780930350574

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