First-year music theory by Harold R. Laycock

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .

Written in English

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  • Music theory -- Elementary works.

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Includes index.

Book details

Other titlesMusic theory.
StatementHarold R. Laycock & Quentin R. Nordgren.
GenreElementary works.
ContributionsNordgren, Quentin R.
LC ClassificationsMT7 .L22
The Physical Object
Pagination169 p. :
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19696448M

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