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The history of American church music

Leonard Webster Ellinwood

The history of American church music

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Church music -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 243-254.

      Statementby Leonard Ellinwood.
      SeriesDa Capo Press music reprint series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML200 .E4 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 274 p.
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5681372M
      ISBN 100306712334
      LC Control Number69012683


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