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A companion to the opera

Robin May

A companion to the opera

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Published by Lutterworth Press in Guildford [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera -- Dictionaries.,
  • Opera -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robin May.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML102.O6 M37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination364 p., [8] leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4602564M
    ISBN 100718821238
    LC Control Number77365613

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