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African music a pan-African annotated bibliography by Carol Lems-Dworkin

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Published by Hans Zell in London, New York .
Written in English



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  • Music -- Africa -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

StatementCarol Lems-Dworkin.
LC ClassificationsML120.A35 L4 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 382 p. :
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1553543M
ISBN 100905450914
LC Control Number91033581

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