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Musical form and matter.

Sir Donald Francis Tovey

Musical form and matter.

The Philip Maurice Deneke lecture delivered at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, on the 4th June, 1934.

by Sir Donald Francis Tovey

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Published by Oxford University Press, H. Milford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Philosophy and esthetics

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3845 T74 M8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17560838M


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