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Published by Browne and Nolan in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Music -- Ireland -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statementby Wm. H. Grattan Flood.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 357 p. :
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16625030M

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