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Historical Organ in America

Lynn Edwards

Historical Organ in America

A Documentary of Recent Organs Based on European and American Models

by Lynn Edwards

  • 342 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Westfield Center for Early Keyboard Studies .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical Instruments - Piano,
  • Organ (Musical instrument),
  • Construction,
  • United States,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8517002M
    ISBN 100961675551
    ISBN 109780961675554

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