Art and Times of the Guitar by Grunfeld, Frederic V.

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Published by Da Capo Press .

Written in English

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  • Musical Instruments - Strings,
  • Music,
  • Guitar,
  • Guitarists,
  • History

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SeriesMusic Reprint Series
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9592866M
ISBN 100306762579
ISBN 109780306762574

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