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Wagner Nights

An American History (California Studies in 19th Century Music)

by Joseph Horowitz

  • 46 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Opera,
  • Music Of The 19th Century,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Germany,
  • USA,
  • United States - 19th Century/Turn of the Century,
  • Genres & Styles - Opera,
  • History & Criticism - By Composer,
  • Music / General,
  • History & Criticism - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7710508M
    ISBN 100520213750
    ISBN 109780520213753
    OCLC/WorldCa228383229

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