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Philosophy of modern music by Theodor W. Adorno

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Published by Sheed & Ward in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.,
  • Music -- Theory.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTheodor W. Adorno.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18198197M
ISBN 100722066406

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