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Handel: a biography, with a survey of books, editions and recordings.

by Charles Cudworth

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Published by Bingley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759

  • Edition Notes

    Discography: p. 90-101.

    SeriesThe Concertgoer"s companions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.H13 C88 1972b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5328589M
    ISBN 100851571379
    LC Control Number72181569

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