Verdi in America Oberto through Rigoletto by George Whitney Martin

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Published by University of Rochester Press in Rochester, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Opera,
  • Performances

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [445]-455) and index.

Book details

StatementGeorge W. Martin
SeriesEastman studies in music -- [v. 86], Eastman studies in music -- v. 86.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.V4 M2663 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 472 p. :
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25138463M
ISBN 101580463886
ISBN 109781580463881
LC Control Number2011014164
OCLC/WorldCa692292441

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