Theodor Adorno"s philosophy of modern music evaluation and commentary
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Published by s.n.] in [Boulder .
Written in English


  • Adorno, Theodor W., -- 1903-1969.,
  • Music -- History and criticism -- 20th century

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Statementby Anne G. Mitchell Culver.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 200 leaves.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19248597M

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