parrot and the nightingale reflections on the "Encounter between two cultures" by Christine Lucia

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Published by University of Durban-Westville in [Durban, South Africa] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Music -- Social aspects.,
  • Music -- Cross-cultural studies.

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Other titlesReflections on the "Encounter between two cultures."
StatementChristine Lucia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3799 .L82 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1212786M
LC Control Number94209519
OCLC/WorldCa30323024

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