Music, Ireland and the seventeenth century
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Music, Ireland and the seventeenth century by Barra Boydell

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Published by Four Courts Press in Dublin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History and criticism,
  • Music

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Barra Boydell & Kerry Houston
SeriesIrish musical studies -- 10
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3799 .I75 1990 vol. 10, ML287 .I75 1990 vol. 10
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p. :
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25229582M
ISBN 101846821401
ISBN 109781846821400
LC Control Number2010560166
OCLC/WorldCa320492747

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